50901Re: [Czechlist] Re: Sights
- Feb 12, 2013------ Original Message ------
From: "Melvyn" <zehrovak@...>
Sent: 12.2.2013 13:42:36
Subject: [Czechlist] Re: Sights
> > > Zajimava mista/Points of interest[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>--- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, James Kirchner wrote:
>> I think that in a title we'd more likely write "Things to see", but
>"Sights" is okay.
>Or maybe "sightseeing", "sightseeing spots" and the like?
>Thanks Jamie and Melvyn.. yes, all viable, my main concern here was
>that it was a sort of caption, rather than a category/heading, I would
>be happier to use 'things to see' as a heading above a list of
>pamatky, but as a standalone word superimposed over a photo of a
>historical building (supposedly being one of the 'benefits' of the
>office development in question, as in they make it sound as if pamatky
>were part of what you get with your lease..), it didn't work for me..
>Used sightseeing in the end.. It's an activity, strictly speaking, but
>it seemed better than just 'sights'
>> > Historicke pamatky/Historic sites
>Note the difference between historic and historical:
>Thanks for pointing that out, I had both historic and historical in
>the text - I guess one could argue these sites/buildings are almost
>always historic (as in important in history), as opposed to just
>historical (old), but I avoided agonising over it by using Heritage
>sites as you suggested...
>Changed a few historic centres (of Prague) to historical centres,
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