James E. Clapp jeclapp at WANS.NET
Tue Dec 12 05:26:13 UTC 2000

James Smith wrote:
> The only use of "jitney" with which I am familiar is
> for cars, vans, and small trucks used in unregulated,
> free-market mass transport in places such as Africa,
> the Phillipines, and Mexico and Central America

In the Philippines it's a "jeepney"--a hybrid word for a hybrid vehicle.

James E. Clapp

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