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Difference between launderette and launderer



 
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Difference between launderette and launderer #1 (permalink) Wed Jan 26, 2005 6:56 am   Difference between launderette and launderer
 

Test No. incompl/inter-97 "Letter of Complaint (4)", question 5

and have had to use the local ..........

(a) launder
(b) laundering
(c) launderette
(d) launderer

Test No. incompl/inter-97 "Letter of Complaint (4)", answer 5

and have had to use the local launderette.

Correct answer: (c) launderette

Your answer was: incorrect
and have had to use the local launderer.
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Difference between launderette and launderer #2 (permalink) Wed Jan 26, 2005 10:49 am   Difference between launderette and launderer
 

A launderette is a place where you can wash your clothes.
A launderer is a person who washes clothes.
In the sentence you are referring to the word launderette is needed.

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Ok #3 (permalink) Fri Jan 28, 2005 5:42 am   Ok
 

Ok but my question was: launderette is the British word for the American laudromat?
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Difference between laundrette and laundromat #4 (permalink) Fri Jan 28, 2005 10:45 am   Difference between laundrette and laundromat
 

Yes, laundromat is US English and laundrette is UK English.

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