[Tagging] Swimming pools
osm at raggedred.net
Sat Dec 19 21:36:12 UTC 2015
On 19/12/15 21:04, Matthijs Melissen wrote:
> On 19 December 2015 at 17:42, ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>> An aquatic centre would normally contain aquaria with typically sea
>> creatures, often associated with research. A sort of sea-museum.
>> Definitely no swimming pool, although I suppose that a very eccentric
>> such centre might offer the experience of swimming with dolphins, but I
>> doubt it.
> That doesn't seem to be exactly true, I can find aquatic(s) centre in
> London, Manchester, Liverpool and Sunderland (amongst others), and all
> of them offer swimming, not dolphins :)
> -- Matthijs
The problem is that marketeers invent names for stuff all the time. An
aquatic centre is not a swimming pool in non-marketing English.
Cheers, Chris (chillly)
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