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Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 26 09:24:33 EST 2017


RE "Trunk."

IN NYC English, a vert frequent var. of "bump" is/was "bunk."

Cf., perhaps, to "bonk."

JL

On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 9:07 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Among specialists in the field of automobiles, absolutely. I suspect the
> people who do their ad copy talk to the automobile specialists once in a
> while.
>
> On Feb 26, 2017 1:30 AM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 4:22 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > nitsa is the common pronunciation of the acronym
> >
> >
> >
> > > among specialists in the field of automobile-ad copy?
> >
> >
> > --
> > -Wilson
> > -----
> > All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> > come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> > -Mark Twain
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