"fighter plane" again

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon May 12 07:31:56 UTC 2014

On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 4:04 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2013 Martin Halliwell _Therapeutic Revolutions_ 34 [Rutgers U.P.] : Fred
> sees a decommissioned fighter plane stripped of engines and propellers; he
> decides to enter the cockpit, but this only brings back vivid memories of
> his bombing experience.

Is "pursuit plane" still - if it ever was - used in Britspe, or what?

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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