Off topic: Travel Brochure, Writers Guide
Thread poster: Patricia Posadas
Commonly used phrases and what the phrases in the brochures really mean.
Rustic - The plumbing is out back.
Quaint - Bare light bulbs dangle from the ceiling.
Romantic - There is no electricity at all; candles are required.
Cozy - Your suitcase has more square footage than your room.
Invigorating - No elevators.
Memorable - Pet boa constrictor occasionally escapes.
Antique - Used furniture.
Heirloom antique - A distressed reporduction.
Comfortable - Upholstery has holes in it.
Relaxing - Nothing to do.
If you want more, they are on: http://www.travelbank.com/miscword.htm
| | RHELLER
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French to English
| Great, Patricia! || Nov 3, 2003 |
I especially liked the one about the boa!
sounds somewhat familiar
| Gracias Patricia || Nov 3, 2003 |
Rustic - The plumbing is out back
The plumbing, and sometimes the lavatory.
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