[CR]Re: Our common language...


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From: BobHoveyGa@aol.com
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 10:55:39 EST
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net
Subject: [CR]Re: Our common language...

Jerry Moos wrote:
>Actually, they burned the White House also.  Not sure you can claim to
>have "whipped" the other side when they march into your capital and burn the
>residence of your head of state.  American troops, on the other hand, never
>got close to Buckingham Palace, or to London for that matter.

I dunno, my Granpa said our boys were pretty much crawling over the whole island in 1943.

Desperate grasp for on-topic content: Was it not the pillaging of British sports cars and lightweight bicycles by the above-mentioned American "invaders" that caused them to become subjects of intense interest in the US after the war?

Martin writes:
> Whilst out cycling, if you come to a fork in the road and not knowing which
> way to go asked for directions, were told to take the left hand fork, would you
> still have two roads to choose from or just one?

Interesting problem. I believe the use of the term "left-hand fork" may be incorrect... After consulting my dictionary, it is clear that your rider would be selecting the left "tine."

Bob Hovey Columbus, GA

PS: I see some listmembers are again expressing an interest in the fate of the BREAKING AWAY Masi's... How come nobody ever asks what happened to the bikes that were in AMERICAN FLYERS? ;)