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Re: European Quattro Coupes
>p.s. sorry for the deliberate spelling errors, but i was brought up to
>pronounce it as "coopeh"
And rightly so, as anyone who speaks French will tell you (and I will) --
'couper' means "to cut" in French. 'Coupe' with an accent aigu (slanted to
the right) is pronounced the same as 'couper' (i.e. koopay). The
Americanization of the latter leaves us with 'coupe'.
>From the land of the quasi-Frenchmen,