Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 21:53:26 +0200
From: Robert Brown <>
Subject: Re: Mercedes smokes BWM/Saab/Volvo with better model names

Goran Larsson wrote: > Ken Washington wrote: > > guide friends joke with the Swedish tourists abou the "Pita" and the > > "Feta", which in Swedish are slang words for male and female genitals, > > This is not true. The words you are thinking about starts with the same > letters but isn't pronounced the same way. > > In article <>, > Johannes H Andersen <> wrote: > > > BTW, your swedish "Jog protoa lita Svenska oxo" doesn't seem quite right, > > maybe a real swede can comment. :-) > > It's total crap. He probably intended to write "Jag pratar lite svenska ocks" > but who knows? OK Gran, Ken's spelling sucks, but his phonetic/dialectic interpretation is spot on, if you close your eyes and pretend that you're in the middle of Hisingen [suburb/island of Gothenburg where much of Volvo resides, for you transatlantians out there] . . . Ken, you picked up a car here once IIRC, when was that? Regards, Robert Gothenburg (but not from Hisingen, not a real Swede either - sk vi tjta om det eller?) > > > -- > Gran Larsson Senior Systems Analyst hoh AT approve DOT se

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