[Tagging] [Spam?] JOSM wiki Potlatch2 In consistences fishmonger vs. seafood

David Murn davey at incanberra.com.au
Tue May 17 00:12:35 BST 2011


On Mon, 2011-05-16 at 18:10 +0200, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2011/5/16 David Murn <davey at incanberra.com.au>:
> > I agree.  I think seafood is a more generic proposal than 'fishmonger'
> > which may not be understood as widely.
> 
> shop=fishmonger is the standard term every German-English dictionary
> returns for the German word "Fischhändler". No mention at all of
> "seafood" e.g. in LEO:

The word fishmonger can be used to describe the individual selling the
fish, but also the type of shop.  The word barber for example, would be
called a barber, but you wouldnt just label it 'shop=haircut'.

> To sum this up: IMHO fishmonger is more generic (and I guess more BE)
> than seafood.

I think fishmonger is the shop/retailer, seafood is the product.

David




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