Re: Boeing Pronunciation

From: (Simon Craig)
Organization: OzEmail Pty Ltd - Australia
Date:         08 Aug 96 12:11:52 
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In article <airliners.1996.1585@ohare.Chicago.COM>, kls@ohare.Chicago.COM
(Karl Swartz) wrote:

>>Now I have a question in a similar vein:  Is it an Em Dee Eleven?
>At the risk of opening a huge new can of worms, that's what I call it
>when I don't refer to it as a Mad Dog.  (I call the DC-10 the Death

I've always called them Death Cruisers or Maintenance Disasters...

>accused of reserving disparaging terms for non-Boeing planes, I call
>the older 747s, with the original three window configuration of the
>upper deck, Three Holers,

Anything older than a 400 is referred to as a Dinosaur at my work (QF)

Simon Craig

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