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Translation help for step ladder

I feel very silly for asking , but can someone tell me how a step ladder is called in French? I am trying to find a small step ladder to use around the hose (putting up curtains, etc), and using "echelle" on some swiss websites I've searched on is not giving any results.

I do not have a car, so this is why I am looking to find one online. Many thanks!
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Re: Translation help for step ladder

Are you looking for an escabeau?
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Re: Translation help for step ladder

escabeau ?

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

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http://www.escabeau-direct.ch/escabe...ionnel-481.htm

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Re: Translation help for step ladder

That is exactly what I needed! And silly me that I couldn't find the echelledirect.ch site on my own. Thanks also to SwissPete!
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Re: Translation help for step ladder

Sepp Blatter.
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Sepp Blatter.
A-HA It took me about 15 seconds but now I get the joke
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I doubt he would like me climbing on him. Especially in heels.
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Re: Translation help for step ladder

Just in case:

Marchepied = step stool (normally 2 steps). Often in wood.

Escabeau = kitchen step ladder that folds up (normally 3 steps). Mostly in metal

Echelle = proper ladder (can be single, sliding, folding painter's ladder etc.)
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I doubt he would like me climbing on him. Especially in heels.
who knows...... Bernie Ecclestone liked the kinky stuff if I remember correctly..... perhaps, being a Walliser, he likes molten cheese dripped on his naked body

*LOL* And that's ruined Gschwellti for me for ever!!!!
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who knows...... Bernie Ecclestone liked the kinky stuff if I remember correctly..... perhaps, being a Walliser, he likes molten cheese dripped on his naked body

*LOL* And that's ruined Gschwellti for me for ever!!!!
Oh dear. Haha. I totally didn't think of the alternate connotation of my comment.
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Re: Translation help for step ladder

Getting back to the original question:

There is a similar question in another forum, here.
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