[Tagging] Shop=bag & shop=haberdashery in wiki map features page
phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sun May 13 17:56:30 BST 2012
On Sun, 2012-05-13 at 17:37 +0000, Jaakko Helleranta.com wrote:
> Since "Haberdashery doesn't have it's own wiki page an(d) is quite an complicated word" may I ask:
> Wtf is it?
Haberdashery is a shop, or a section of a department store selling
sewing supplies such as buttons, zips and the like. Nothing whatever to
do with bags or luggage.
I first heard the words in the opening to are you being served.
> .. And why on earth would we use it (over luggage or bag(s), which are understood by pretty much anyone)?
Luggage would be better, it is the word used by Yellow Pages. Bags will
bring up carrier bag suppliers, which is the thing that when through my
mind when reading the first email in this thread.
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