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    #1

    job in a nail salon

    Hi everyone!

    What do you call a person who works in a nail salon or nail bar?

    Thank you.

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    #2
    Nail technician or manicurist.

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    #3
    How about "nailist"? Is it a correct word?

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    #4
    The word appears to exist, mostly outside the US. It is listed in Wiktionary.

    http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/nailist

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    #5
    In the nail salon near me, the staff are described as "nail artists".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6
    When they use artist, the price goes up.

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    #7
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The word appears to exist, mostly outside the US. It is listed in Wiktionary.
    The Urban Dictionary has a quite different definition of 'nailist'.

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    #8
    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    In the nail salon near me, the staff are described as "nail artists".


    No wonder!
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #9
    The Urban Dictionary often has a different slant on things.

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    #10
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The Urban Dictionary often has a different slant on things.
    I'm (pleasantly) surprised about their entry on "slant", and the feigned dialogue about it.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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