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Re: spelling goofs on Audi's web pages

Disclaimer : The following remarks are intended to be light-hearted. :-)

-----Original Message-----
From: Brett Dikeman <brett@arthur.malebolge.com>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: 15 January 1998 22:42
Subject: spelling goofs on Audi's web pages

>Well, not quite.  They just spelled Aluminum in a very weird way.
>My dictionary defines this as a variant("Chiefly British") of Aluminum.

Strange, my dictionary defines Aluminum as a 'chiefly U.S.' variant of

>Weird that they would do such a thing, since
>a)most people don't spell it that way(except for the British, sorry guys)
>b)people quicker-to-judge will think Audi misspelled it, ie, bad company

I assume that this is an ENGLISH language web page?

>My Cu.
No, no, its Al for aluminium, Cu is copper....

The Audi A8 ad with Sonny Morea going on about 'aluminum' cars is still
shown  on tv in the UK.

Jim Haseltine
88 Ur quattro