Re: [Czechlist] Re: "vyskovy nosic"
- View SourceNo probs, I just thought I wasn't making myself clear
----- Original Message -----
From: Simon Vollam
Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 1:16 PM
Subject: [Czechlist] Re: "vyskovy nosic"
If you read my original post , you'll notice I wrote "If you need... you could...". I know exactly what Alpine-style climbing is, thanks very much.
Like you, I'd go with "no Sherpas, no oxygen" unless there's a good reason not to.
--- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Matej Klimes" <mklimes@...> wrote:
> All I'm trying to say is that in the given context (if I imagine it right), Sherpa will automatically mean vyskovy nosic and nothing else, see the link and Google for other examples, it's a matter of usage in a specific field, if you want it to sound authentic, use Sherpa, if you want it to sound boring, overly-technical and out of place for the (presumed) audience, use 'high altitude porter'... everybody'll understand, but it won't sound right
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