[Tagging] Tagging Digest, Vol 76, Issue 56

Mark Bradley ethnicfoodisgreat at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 01:05:59 UTC 2016

> Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2016 05:25:16 -0600
> From: Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org>
> To: "Tag discussion, strategy and related tools"
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> Subject: Re: [Tagging] Tagging scrap yards, junkyards
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> On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 3:16 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
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> This is how I view junkyards.  I consider scrapyards a different critter, though, more in
> the recycling tagging schemes than anything, as that tends to be where cars that
> were once in the junkyard go when the junkyards decide it's cheaper use the space for
> a more complete unit than keep the existing one on the lot.


This is the point I was trying to make earlier.  They ARE different critters.  I don't care so much what we call them, as long as we call them something different.  "Junkyard" and "scrapyard" may be American English.  Okay, let's use British English, or whatever else people want.  But they are different things.

Mark Bradley

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