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Re: Bonnet/Boot

On Sun, 3 Sep 1995, Drew Faulkner wrote:

> In message <Pine.3.89.9509021931.A14283-0100000@cs.uwp.edu> William Murin writes:
> > 
> > I belive that you are correct re "boot."  If I remember correctly, 
> > "bonnet" is the thing that the engine sits under.  Which of course 
> > raises, the eternal question, in a rear engine car (rg: 911) doe shte 
> > boot become the bonnet and the bonnet the boot?
> Bonnet and boot are always front/rear... Doesn't matter what you
> put in them.
> Question back for you - Am I right in thinking that the metal
> over the wheelarch is called a fender? 'Cos on my car they are
> called wings, and the fenders are the bumpers... Good job we
> all speak English... :-)

Yup. fenders can be mean wheel arches when they do not mean, er, 

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