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Re: [Czechlist] Vratnice

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  • JPKIRCHNER@aol.com
    ... At factories here in the States, it can be called the gatehouse, or the guardhouse, depending on how seriously things are guarded. In both cases, the
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 29, 2001
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      In a message dated 7/29/01 6:55:48 PM, mklimes@... writes:

      >I have been trying to come up with a decent term for "Vratnice" for some
      >time now and it has cropped up in a text once again - I know reception is OK
      >for one in an administrative building, but what about a factory - when
      >vratnice is in a separate building at the entrance to the facility, has
      >a gate and one of those grumpy old men in it.........
      >
      >I found porter's lodge somewhere, but it doesn;'t sound that good to me.....

      At factories here in the States, it can be called the gatehouse, or the
      guardhouse, depending on how seriously things are guarded. In both cases,
      the vratni will probably be uniformed and called a guard.

      Jamie
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