Re: [CR]Language Curmudgitude-

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing:Falck)

Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 11:27:19 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Language Curmudgitude-
References: <> <p05200fe8ba4caa4deb63@[]>

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