[Tagging] Dead hedge

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 22:56:05 UTC 2017

On 14-Feb-17 09:33 AM, Tom Pfeifer wrote:
> On 13.02.2017 22:28, Volker Schmidt wrote:
>> A dead hedge is not to be confused with a hedge woven from pieces of
>> wood. It's function is much less that of a barrier than that of a
>> natural habitat for some animal species, especially in the context of
>> organic farming [1]
>> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_hedge
> We can conclude that the English description of being a dead hedge is 
> a misnomer. 

How is that conclusion reached?

The term 'dead hedge' appears to be legitimate. And to me they are 
barriers in that they are not something I'd like to walk over.

> So we could propagate the German term Benjeshecke [2] to be used as 
> benjes_hedge, named after the inventor Hermann Benjes [3].
> [2] https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjeshecke
> [3] https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Benjes

Surely that depends on what is being tagged.

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