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Honestly, me and my English...what do you call...?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by anon3372, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. these things in English?
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    and these?
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  2. Dividers?
     
  3. The same word for both of them?
     
  4. I think so. Perhaps the top picture are tabbed or index dividers. I can't think of anything other than 'dividers' for the bottom picture.
     
  5. I assume so. They're essentially the same thing.
     
  6. ah, ok. We have two different words in German, but the only word I could think of in English was dividers, as well.
    I thought the ones at the top might have a special name. I like your suggestion of tabbed or index though.
     
  7. Boo hoo - no they are not [​IMG]
    The top ones are Registerblätter and the bottoms ones are Trennstreifen! [​IMG]
     
  8. What are they in German? [​IMG]
     
  9. Cross posts...
    Right, so Registerblätter - register sheets, right? Dividers.
    And Trennstreifen - seperating stripes? Mini dividers.
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  10. Hmmm, I thought staples uk might give me a clue, but I can't find the bottom ones.

     
  11. Well translated, miss [​IMG]
     
  12. impis

    impis New commenter

    The bottom ones are Index Cards.
     
  13. I call them dividers ....... could be a4 or a5 with inex/alphabetical tabs - some extra wide ones are good - and plasticy ones.
     
  14. invincible

    invincible New commenter

    I call them both dividers. I've never seen the latter ones in the UK though so maybe that's why they're hard to find and have no English name. Or maybe I lived a sheltered life there.
     
  15. invincible

    invincible New commenter

    BTW, I have a million packs of Trennstreifen now ;-)
     
  16. I'd call the top one dividers too, but I've never seen the bottom one. Do they basically do the same job?
     

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