What's In A Name?

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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by brandt » Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:50 pm

I do like Chloe. She may be a Jersey girl but certainly no Jersey Looker. She looks so innocent standing there under that rainbow.

I have fears though. Soon she will venture West and be far from the familiar surroundings of home. What will the Hereford's say? Do they get along with Jersey cows? The thought of such a sweet looking girl being bull-ied by some ill-willing Hereford makes me shudder. Does she know what she is getting into?

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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by hambone » Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:55 pm

Yer gettin soft in th head Colin. Chloe indeed.
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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by Xelmon » Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:23 am

Chloe... Yeah, that sounds good. :)

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Post by sped372 » Thu Mar 29, 2012 6:59 am

Move cows! Don't you know you're not supposed to be on the road? Where's your farmer?

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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by Amskeptic » Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:27 am

hambone wrote:Yer gettin soft in th head Colin. Chloe indeed.
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Getting? Many many many many years ago, I drew pictures of Volkswagens on my desks in Middle School, many many many years ago, I bought a VW bus to park next to Mr. Cool's Datsun 240Z, many many years ago I thought, what is a 350,000 mile bus to do, let's drive it across the country year after year, many years ago I said, retirement account? job? and I named a bus Chloe last week and I'm GETTING soft in th head?
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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by SlowLane » Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:29 pm

Many many years ago, back in my hometown, there used to be a white bus running around with black painted splotches in a pretty decent Hereford pattern. Thankfully the owner refrained from mounting a pair of horns on the front (or a pair of testes on the back), but there was a tiny little pucker painted right above the rear hatch handle. :bootyshake:

I seem to recall that the vanity plate read "DAISY".
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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by Amskeptic » Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:00 am

SlowLane wrote:but there was a tiny little pucker painted right above the rear hatch handle. :bootyshake:
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Post by TrollFromDownBelow » Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:25 pm

You have to update your sig before it is official. :geek: :cherry:
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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by Amskeptic » Fri Mar 30, 2012 3:46 pm

TrollFromDownBelow wrote:You have to update your sig before it is official. :geek: :cherry:
Thanks, I think I better.
Now, what do we name the Squareback?
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Post by Sylvester » Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:00 pm

Amskeptic wrote:Now, what do we name the Squareback?
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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by yondermtn » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:25 am

Amskeptic wrote: Now, what do we name the Squareback?
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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by bajaman72 » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:04 pm

I like Chloe. It matches your bus. I have yet to name mine. I haven't driven her enough to sense her character yet.
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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by jtauxe » Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:22 am

Amskeptic wrote:Pronounced Chloee. Slowy Chloe.
So, you'd spell that using the dieresis:
Chloë

My daughter Zoë does that, so that it is clear that it is not pronounced "Zo".

So, is Chloë making the rounds this year?
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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by Amskeptic » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:27 pm

jtauxe wrote:
Amskeptic wrote:Pronounced Chloee. Slowy Chloe.
So, you'd spell that using the dieresis:
Chloë

My daughter Zoë does that, so that it is clear that it is not pronounced "Zo".

So, is Chloë making the rounds this year?
I am expecting so. That bus has so much little work that needs to be done on it, that it is like a candy store for me.
However, I will have to have a long chat with the engine, it has no idea what's coming . . . :colors:
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . . 111,155 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,820 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 104,650 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . . 55,570 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 78,885 miles

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Re: What's In A Name?

Post by SlowLane » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:35 pm

Amskeptic wrote: However, I will have to have a long chat with the engine, it has no idea what's coming . . . :colors:
Did you ever have a chat with Len Hoffman about your incorrect-valve-size theory?
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