Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 19:01:49 +0000 (UTC) From: Bernard Cooney <bernard.cooneynopsamternet.com> Subject: Re: 9-5 Gas Mileage? Urgent
in article MPG.197f19c1f230b094989a04nopsam.cis.dfn.de, David Taylor at djtaylornopsamoot.com wrote on 16/7/03 9:14 am: >> highway. This is with 93 octane gas. In the winter time when making short > > I'm just having a quirky moment but if the americans call petrol > (gasoline) "gas", what do you guys use as a word for Gas? You can't > call it gas because gas and liquid are different and you can't use the > same word for totally different things! > > :) Welcome to the bastard 'english' language! If you have not experienced homonyms and homophones before consider:- The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert. I am sure there are squillions of others. There is a very rich seam to mine, some may even be relevant to SAAB.