[Tagging] Pre-RFC: shop=mall versus shop=shopping_centre
doerr.stephen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 14:19:14 UTC 2014
On 21/10/2014 12:06, Brad Neuhauser wrote:
> I agree with Matthjis--I don't see much of a clearly defined and
> widely agreed on difference between the two. Given that, and the small
> usage of shopping_centre, I agree with should deprecate shopping_centre.
Just chipping in to say that 'mall' is still considered a foreign word
in Britain. The OED defines it thus:
'Chiefly N. Amer., Austral., and N.Z. A shopping precinct or street
closed to vehicles; a large (usually covered) shopping centre'.
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