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Cultural ImageryPlay
Saloon often evokes images of the Old West with cowboys and swinging door entrances. SlideThe movie depicted a raucous saloon typical of a Western town.
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Modern UsagePlay
Today, 'saloon' may sound outdated or stylistic, with 'bar' being more common. SlideThey decorated the bar to look like an old-time saloon.
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Vocal NuancePlay
Pronunciation is the same as 'salon', stressing context to tell them apart. SlideHe joked about getting a haircut at the saloon, mixing up the words.