[Tagging] Greengrocer vs grocery vs shop=food?

bkil bkil.hu+Aq at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 18:01:46 UTC 2018


When in doubt, OSM prefers UK terminology. Also, I suggest using
non-ambiguous notation whenever possible, so please share if you know
another widespread word in place of 'deli'.
On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 5:44 PM Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 17 Oct 2018 at 14:22, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com> wrote:
> >
> > Is WIkipedia definition
> >
> > "A delicatessen or deli is a retail establishment that sells a selection of unusual or
> > foreign prepared foods"
> >
> > correct?
>
> No. I've changed it to "fine, unusual or foreign prepared foods".
>
> But note also that the same page says "'Deli' also denotes a small
> convenience store or milk bar in [Australia]" and "In the United
> States, a delicatessen (or deli) is often a combined grocery store and
> restaurant".
>
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