[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Lounges

ael law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com
Sun Jun 10 13:26:06 UTC 2018

On Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 01:16:53PM +0100, Paul Allen wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Yves <yvecai at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't necessarily want to get rid of the word lounge, but an
> > amenity=airport_lounge leaves very little doubt about what it is.
> >
> Actually, it does leave doubt.
> Waiting room, however, is EXACTLY what you want to describe.  Hospitals and
> doctors' surgeries have waiting rooms.
> So do train stations and bus stations.
> I am firmly, solidly and unswervingly opposed to "lounge" for this proposal.


In British English, a lounge first and foremost is a room in a private
dwelling. Other uses have "leaked in" from other dialets and while now
fairly well understood in a limited number of contexts, they are still unnatural.


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