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Re: calibre ebook project?




On Tue 25 Sep 2018 at 20:27:42 +0200, Étienne Mollier wrote:

> Brad Rogers, on 2018-09-24:
> > Even worse, google's recaptcha relies on US-centric
> > terminology.  Sadly, many of the images they consider to be of
> > a bus are more like coaches to some Europeans.  Cars are a
> > minefield;
> 
> To a subset of Europeans quite known to be not at ease with
> English, coaches are « cars », just like bread is « pain ».  :-)

I thought coaches were charas (pronounced "sharras", (short as)). 
"Charabanc" is a bit of a mouthful. The vehicles were used to take
one to Blackpool.

(Note to non-English speakers. Don't drop the word "chara" into
casual conversataion about transport; natural English politeness
will get you a nod of the head but there will be incomprehension
in the mind).

-- 
Brian.