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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: "Alex Belov" <belov at>

Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 15:20:57 UTC


  It is a slang for "a kitten" and has the same meaning as "honey".  she's got
you hooked my friend!


----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert P. Lockard" <rob at>
To: "Alex Belov" <belov at>
Cc: <AIRADLTD at>; <acro at>
Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 9:55 AM
Subject: [Acro] Re: Question of the day

> 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>
> >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
> >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>
> >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
> >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
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