Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 21:40:34 +0100
From: David Taylor <>
Subject: Re: 9-5 Gas Mileage?  Urgent

> Welcome to the bastard 'english' language! If you have not experienced > homonyms and homophones before consider:- Oh absolutely but I was just thinking about the use of the word gas particularly as i've been thinking about LPG conversions recently. Funniest one I hear was when I was on a train in San Francisco and the lady conductor announced:- "No smoking is permitted throughout the train". I was really pleased to hear that but what I was going to then ask was whether I was permitted to smoke! (I don't but I wanted to ask anyway just to see her confused look). David.

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