carl at personnelware.com
Fri Aug 10 14:45:39 UTC 2007
Peter Dambier wrote:
> Carl Karsten wrote:
>>> I guess yes. They might implement a non swimmers basin for the
>>> windows people and a sharks only basin for the rest of us.
>> what is a non swimmers basin ?
> Hi Carl,
> in germany our public swimming pools have pools for swimmers
> and pools for people who cannot swim. If swimmers accidently
> fall into the the non swimmers and get drowned by all those
> non swimmers permanently plunging onto them, its their
> problem and not a fault of the people running the pool :)
> The shark basin and the non swimmers basin are very much
> used in popular language here - but maybe my translation
> is horrible.
thanks. I kinda figured it was something like that, but it was just a bit too
unfamiliar, and around here (US) they just have 2 sides of the pool, know as
"the shallow end" and "the deep end".
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