Re: [CR]Language Curmudgitude-

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing:Falck)

Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 11:27:19 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Language Curmudgitude-
References: <1c2.3812adf.2b57a4b2@aol.com> <p05200fe8ba4caa4deb63@[10.0.1.31]>


Sheldon Brown wrote:
> (cut)
> I've reluctantly come to accept the use of "shifter" to describe the
> control unit, though it's the derailer that actually does the
> shifting. (cut)

And a car's manual transmition control, "shift lever", is not a "shifter" because the transmition actually does the shifting???

Odd line of reasoning...

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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