<VV> 'Breviations

Rick & Janet Norris rickjanet@charter.net
Fri, 30 Jan 2004 20:23:53 -0500

> Yesterday, Seth Emerson forwarded an amusing story of a guy trying to get
> his Camaro into and out of his driverway in the snow and ice.  In that
> story, the guy from time to time referred to his car as his 'Maro.
> Eww.  My ears hurt.  I've never particularly liked abbreviated car names,
> and it is a phenomenon that seems to affect Chevrolets particularly.
> 'Vette.  'Vair.  I've even seen, in print, 'Velle.  God help me, I've even
> seen 'Bu.  Yech.  But this was my first encounter with 'Maro.
> A friend used to like to boast that he drove a 'Vette.  He did.  A
> As the editor of my local club's newsletter, I'm fairly aggressive about
> editing out "Vair" and replacing it with "Corvair."  I'll admit, it's a
> personal quirk.  There are other chapters that use "Vair" in the club
> and still more that use "Vair" in the newsletter name.  It's a cute pun at
> times, such as Vair Force and Vair Mail, but it still creeps me out.
> Anyone else bothered by this?
> --Bob
> Robert W. Marlow
> avanti@carroll.com

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