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home-room advantage

home-room advantage
 n.— «On this evening, he will open the Best of the Fest show at the downtown Comedyworks. The venue is among his favourite comedy rooms anywhere. It is intimate and invariably filled with both fans and the overserved—which makes a comic’s life a little easier. In sports parlance, he has the home-room advantage.» —“Working the clubs is a funny business” by Bill Brownstein Montreal Gazette (Canada) July 19, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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