Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 00:07:28 +0100
From: danny <dannynopsamia-espreZZo.com>
Subject: Re: Mercedes smokes BWM/Saab/Volvo with better model names


Sorry, you're right - I stand corrected (but as you say, close anyway)! Regards, Danny http://www.gaggia-espresso.com (a purely hobby site) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply KeithG wrote: > 'No Va' means 'doesn't go' not 'shit', though it is close... > > KeithG > "danny" <dannynopsamia-espreZZo.com> wrote in message > news:3B325458.102AEE9Dnopsamia-espreZZo.com... > > Jan Johansson wrote: > > > > > >With *feel good* names, Mercedes will bury the other European > > > >makers. "Mercedes Windsor" is regally inspiring. "318i", and > > > >other designations used by BMW, Saab, and Volvo, are about as > > > >inspiring as the secret manufacturing date code on a package of > > > >condoms. > > > > > > Ah, yes, do not forget the "Honda Fitta"... Now, fitta means "cunt" in > > > swedish, great choise to market that here. > > > > Similar problem with the Vauxhall Nova - great until you try and sell it > > in Brazil (or some other SA country) where it means "shit" (mind you, at > > least it would be a more accurate description of the car) > > > > > > -- > > Regards, > > Danny > > > > http://www.gaggia-espresso.com (a purely hobby site) > > swap Z for above characters in email address to reply > > > > > > --

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