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[NEED] advice on English (UK) terms/lingo

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by criticalmess, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. criticalmess

    criticalmess Regular Member

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    Hey

    Figured I could get some help... I want to build a website for a friend, he is a cable guy but I do not know the exact (or all the options I have) term(s) in order to pick the domain & later on optimization

    Can anyone (from UK) please specify slang / synonyms for cable guy?

    In case you are looking for a cable guy or a company to install cable/sat for you, what would you search for?

    Thanks!
     
  2. theindiaphile

    theindiaphile Senior Member

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    Not easy.

    I have to say this one's got me...

    TV repairman
    digital tv installer
    digital TV installation guy

    there is honestly no easy phrase in British slang to condense this profession..
     
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  3. jascoken

    jascoken Senior Member

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    We don't tend to call it 'cable' in the UK. Most people refer to the brand of the service...

    We have Virgin Cable TV, but the biggest supplier of UK TV is SKY - which is satellite.

    Most people have either SKY, Virgin or just use a digital box and get what we call 'freeview' - which is just digital TV through the normal antenna.
     
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  4. Choronzon

    Choronzon Power Member

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    Satellite Installer is the usual term
     
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  5. criticalmess

    criticalmess Regular Member

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    Hey that's 3 kws I never thought of, thanks theindiaphile!
     
  6. criticalmess

    criticalmess Regular Member

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    Thanks a lot for everyone! Great input!