Whats yours called

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Post by Oscar » Tue Apr 04, 2006 9:44 am

The Red Rocket, as in "The Red Rocket flies again!"

Usually when I'm surprising someone on the motorway by whizzing past them : )

Happens more frequently than you'd think, actually.
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Re: Whats yours called

Post by silverfox » Thu Apr 06, 2006 3:21 pm

ken newbold wrote:I was driving along the other day when it suddenly occured to me all my cars have been called Bes or Bessy. :) From my first Austin Maxi to my present XM.
Whenever there's a problem she is called "Vache" but mostly "Old Girl" Depends on the moooood! (Excuse pun for those who knows what Vache means!) :lol: Geoff
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Apr 06, 2006 3:42 pm

Come to think of it, we had a Visa we called 'Pig'.

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And my daughter reminds me that when we lived in France the GSX was called 'Papillon'....

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Re: Whats yours called

Post by M » Thu Apr 06, 2006 4:47 pm

silverfox wrote:
Whenever there's a problem she is called "Vache" but mostly "Old Girl" Depends on the moooood! (Excuse pun for those who knows what Vache means!) :lol: Geoff
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Post by Ian_Fearn » Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:27 pm

I once went out with a girl that looked like that!!
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Post by tom » Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:55 pm

For what its worth, Jon's car was known as "By all means" a corruption of Par toutes fois.
My own, Grolliffe, is well known, (an ice dragon of clerical grade, in case you were wondering) and DLM's Answers to "Graculus", (a great green bird.) Adamski's car was indeed Passe-Partout, a faithful but not necessarily reliable French servant.

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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:09 pm

Tom, I always thought that Graculus was the soup dragon from the Clangers, nice to see you posting again BTW
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Post by Cornishbx16v » Thu Apr 06, 2006 10:28 pm

Mine is simply refered to as The Ol' Girl!
Timmo.

After all I AM CORNISH!!!!

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Post by mnde » Fri Apr 07, 2006 10:22 am

My BX is simply "the BX"
The GSA is called Timothy (or Timmy by my friend Anita) because of his numberplate TMV or Tuh-Muh-Vee in French pronounciation. The previous owner (hi RKM, if you're still around!) just called it "TMV". I sometimes just call him "the GSA" or "the G". Maybe I should call him "the Moneypit"...

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Post by tim leech » Fri Apr 07, 2006 4:22 pm

My SD1 is called "Erica" as the number plate is ERC742T, the bx is called "Hiccup" (bestowed by the previous owner) as its H746CCP, The triumph is "Jocie" as its JOC397L and the Xantia HENRY as its M908HRY