Belize City Airport food and drink
t20mxs1 at CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU
Sat Mar 17 23:07:11 UTC 2001
Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
> TACA INTERNATIONAL (or, Do You Know the Way to San Jose?)
> DRIVER: Which airline?
> POPIK: TACA.
> DRIVER: Take A Chance--oops!
Officially, "TACA" is an acronym forthe Spanish equivalent of "Aerial
transports of Central America".
Unofficially, TACA is an acronym for "Todos los Años Cae un Avion": "every year
one plane crashes". OK, it loses something in the translation paraphrase works
better: "All right, we lose a plane every year, but we make it up in volume."
Central Americans take perverse pride e among all airlines in customer
dissatisfaction, delayed flights, and flights that inexplicably end up landing
at the wrong airport in the wrong country.
many times worse than Russia's Aeroflot, has a horrible reputation, but
ordinarily you can depend on your flight heading in the right direction. TACA
is not dependable about anything -- not even about your flight arriving at its
-- mike salovesh <salovesh at niu.edu> PEACE !!!
IN MEMORIAM: Peggy Salovesh
25 January 1932 -- 3 March 2001
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