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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Question of the day


Thread: [Acro] Re: Question of the day

Message: [Acro] Re: Question of the day

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From: "Robert P. Lockard" <rob at>

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

---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 08:32:23 -0400
>From: "Alex Belov" <belov at>  
>Subject: [Acro] Re: Question of the day  
>To: <AIRADLTD at>, <acro at>
>First of all, the correct word is "hangar", we're not 
hanging anyone over
>The word Hangar comes to us via French in late 17th century 
from 16th
>centrury French "angar" defined as "an open shed, or novell, 
>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 
>What do I win?  :-)
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <AIRADLTD at>
>To: <acro at>
>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
>> do they call them " Aircraft Hangers". What does "Hanger" 
mean? So with
>> 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.

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