Acronyms for brands of cars

Jesse T Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Tue Sep 7 21:20:50 UTC 1999

> Does anyone have a list of expressions for brands of cars, such as Found On
> Road Dead, -- Old Rebuild Dodge, or Fix Or Repair Daily?  I would appreciate
> such a list.

While I don't have a copy of the article, I do have a reference
to a brief article discussing this:

Alleen Pace Nilsen and Don L.F. Nilsen, "Tendentious Puns: Names
with a Purpose," _ETC.: A Review of General Semantics_ 48:2
(Summer 1991) pp. 146ff.


Jesse Sheidlower
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