Results 1 to 8 of 8

    • Join Date: Jun 2004
    • Posts: 1,369
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    subway vocabulary

    What do you call the machine you insert your ticket in to get to the platform?

    FRC

  1. Casiopea's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2003
    • Posts: 12,970
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: subway vocabulary

    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    What do you call the machine you insert your ticket in to get to the platform?

    FRC
    turnstile.


    • Join Date: Jun 2004
    • Posts: 1,369
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #3
    TY (this was not a joke :D )

    FRC

  2. Casiopea's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2003
    • Posts: 12,970
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #4
    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    TY (this was not a joke :D )

    FRC
    It's called a turnstile here. :D Not sure what it's called elsewhere and hence the reason for the symbol :D

  3. MikeNewYork's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 18,579
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #5
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    TY (this was not a joke :D )

    FRC
    It's called a turnstile here. :D Not sure what it's called elsewhere and hence the reason for the symbol :D
    Same in the US.


    • Join Date: Apr 2003
    • Posts: 519
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #6
    Thanks, Cas. I had forgotten that word - I called it a 'ticket machine thing' ;)

  4. Rach
    Guest
    #7

    Re: subway vocabulary

    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    What do you call the machine you insert your ticket in to get to the platform?

    FRC
    I believe you call that machine the "Ticket Reader". The Ticket Reader may have a turnstile or a barrier. The barrier opens up when you slot in the ticket.

    - R a c h - T e c h -


    • Join Date: Jun 2004
    • Posts: 1,369
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #8
    TY all.

    FRC

Similar Threads

  1. Vocabulary Building
    By will mcculloch in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 16-Mar-2009, 16:33
  2. Vocabulary Development Strategies Discussion Group
    By will mcculloch in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 05-Nov-2003, 15:55

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •