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Thread: [Acro] Re: Question of the day
Message: [Acro] Re: Question of the day
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From: "Robert P. Lockard" <rob at oraclewizard.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 13:59:53 UTC
Thank you for the education Alex. Now I will follow this up with a question that has nothing to do with flying, unless you count "she does not like small planes." I have been dating this Russian lady (note: very interesting, smart and good person except this fear of flying thing). Anyway, she keeps calling me kiska. Any idea what that is, she won't tell me. Later, Dive / Fly Safe -Rob ---- Original message ---- >Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 08:32:23 -0400 >From: "Alex Belov" <belov at iac52.com> >Subject: [Acro] Re: Question of the day >To: <AIRADLTD at aol.com>, <acro at gf24.de> > >First of all, the correct word is "hangar", we're not hanging anyone over >here. > >The word Hangar comes to us via French in late 17th century from 16th >centrury French "angar" defined as "an open shed, or novell, whrein >husbandmen set their ploughes, etc, out of the sun and weather". "Angar" >actually came from Latin "angarium", or to shed or stable. > >The word Garage also came from the French "garer", a verb meaning to dock >ships, and most likely the reason it never made it into aviation. > >What do I win? :-) >Alex... > >----- Original Message ----- >From: <AIRADLTD at aol.com> >To: <acro at gf24.de> >Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 6:35 AM >Subject: [Acro] Question of the day > > >> A young man and his father stopped at my hanger the other day. As we where >> talking the young man asked a question that I couldn't answer. He asked >why >> do they call them " Aircraft Hangers". What does "Hanger" mean? So with >all >> the great minds out there, someone must know why they call them "Aircraft >> Hangers". >> Hilton Tallman >> >> > --- Robert P. Lockard Independent Oracle Consulting Database Design, Development and Admin. IMPORTANT: This e-mail is intended for the use of the individual addressee(s) named above and may contain information that is confidential privileged or unsuitable for overly sensitive persons with low self-esteem, no sense of humor or irrational religious beliefs. If you are not the intended recipient, any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail is not authorized (either explicitly or implicitly) and constitutes an irritating social faux pas. Unless the word absquatulation has been used in its correct context somewhere other than in this warning, it does not have any legal or grammatical use and may be ignored. No animals were harmed in the transmission of this e-mail. Those of you with an overwhelming fear of the unknown will be gratified to learn that there is no hidden message revealed by reading this warning backwards, so just ignore that Alert Notice from Microsoft. However, by pouring a complete circle of salt around yourself and your computer you can ensure tha! t no harm befalls you and your pets.