Date: 10 Mar 1998 21:28:21 +0100
From: (Martin Hilvers)
Subject: Re: My SAAB's name (Elias Granqvist) writes: >"Robert Clark" <> wrote: >>'svenska' is the Swedish word for 'Swedish' >>RC >Yes it is, but it can also mean "Swedish woman" (while a male Swede is >a "svensk"). More often though, in case of a car named thus, I suppose >she would be called "Svenskan" (= "the Swedish woman"). >You can go on calling her (it) svenska, I think. >Elias Granqvist >(has Swedish as his mother's tongue) Amazing that a person who drives a SAAB does not know that that means Svenska Aeroplan Aktie Bolaget ^^^^^^^ (Swedish Airplane company.....) MH

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