Thema Subject Categories 1.2

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Notation Category heading ?
W Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure
Use Section W for popular accounts for general readership; prefer Sections A, K, P, R, T, etc, as appropriate, for specialist & academic works
WB Cookery / food & drink etc
WC Antiques & collectables
WD Hobbies, quizzes & games
WF Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
Use WF* codes for practical, ‘how-to’ & hobbyist approaches; prefer codes from Section A where appropriate for art history & criticism approaches. See also: AFT Decorative arts
WG Transport: general interest
See also: KNG Transport industries, TR* Transport technology & trades and its subcategories
WH Humour
See also: XY Strip cartoons
WJ Lifestyle & personal style guides
WK Home & house maintenance
See also: VSH Housing & property for the individual: buying/selling & legal aspects
WM Gardening
See also: TVS Commercial horticulture
WN Nature & the natural world: general interest
Use WN* codes for popular works only; prefer codes from Sections P, R, T etc, as appropriate for specialist & academic works
WQ Local & family history, nostalgia
WT Travel & holiday
With WT* codes, assign also the most specific PLACE Qualifier available, as appropriate
WZ Miscellaneous items