R: Jumbolino?

Date:         20 Mar 97 02:34:55 
From:         "Giovanni B. Magi" <magi@mail.tecnonet.it>
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> One question: where does the name "Jumbolino" come from?

I think the Italians gave that nickname. Old BAe 146s, when entered in
service with Meridiana from Florence airport seemed to the non-expert eye
like little Jumbo. And they have 4 engines. Does anyone know another story?
Regards
Gianni