[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Lounges

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Sun Jun 10 14:20:10 UTC 2018

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com>
> Sent: Sunday, 10 June 2018 23:26
> 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.

Well, in the context of airports, I've never heard these referred to by any other names.

See e.g.:




The term seems also to be common in the context of railways:


At Stations

The First Class lounges are open Monday to Friday and are a great place to work or relax while you're waiting for a train. They offer complimentary refreshments, WiFi, fax and phone services are available.

Lounges are available at:

    London's St Pancras International on the upper concourse, near the statue of Sir John Betjeman
    Nottingham Platform 4 / 5
    Derby on Platform 4
    Leicester on Platform 3

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