Magazine article Word Ways

X32

Magazine article Word Ways

X32

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Stuart Kidd enjoyed Ray Love's license plate experience discussed in the previous Kickshaws. It reminded Stuart " of the time I was following a sporty little number with the plate X32. It didn't look to me like a Lamborghini X32 or a Mustang X32, so I thought nothing of it till I'd overtaken it and glanced at my rear-vision mirror. AHA! I thought to myself, with a somewhat logologically delighted chuckle ... (I'll leave it our readers to take this page across to a mirror or hold one in front of their monitors if they haven't 'got it' yet!)

Stuart also liked "Bill Brandt's wonderful 'And Thens' of course have their unique origin in the sadly-non-Academy-Award-winning 2000 film, 'Dude, Where's My Car:' 'And then ... and then ... and then ... NO 'AND THEN.' So I'd humbly suggest we might call them Dude-isms or Dude-ies. …

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