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Re: You idiots are driving me crazy
01/04/15 05:03 AM


> Again, Wikipedia. My definition comes straight out of the Webster dictionary.

Arguing that "Wikipedia" means "wrong" is just stupid.
Webster is where, last time the veracity of a definition was cited, I found the incorrectly defined "dekameter." I contacted them, and it is fixed.
The "definition" you're claiming comes from them... it's on the web site, but NOT part of the actual full definition, and even then followed by something you omitted. The definition you chose is geared toward telling someone who has never heard the word before what kind of thing you're talking about, not determining if a thing fits the word.


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Full Definition of CAR
1: a vehicle moving on wheels: as
a archaic : carriage, chariot
b : a vehicle designed to move on rails (as of a railroad)
c : automobile

2: the passenger compartment of an elevator

3: the part of an airship or balloon that carries the passengers and cargo




To get your "four wheels" back, you need to go to "automobile," where you still only get


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a usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation




"Usually."

If you want to argue that the Robin isn't a car because of the modifying "3-wheeled" in front of the word, you'll just have to give up entirely, because "flying car" has a modifier in the same place. You'll find it called a car just about everywhere else.


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In 1998 just before closing down their Tamworth plant Reliant produced a Commemorative edition Reliant Robin that marked the last 50 cars that were made at the Tamworth plant.




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The car's distinctive shape arose from not wanting a boot sticking out at the back, which had made the car version of the Regal look like three boxes stuck together.




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Its steering wheel came off, its doors cracked in the wind, and it was voted the worst car ever.




The government definition is for tax and licensing purposes.

To get "road," well, good luck with that.

> It doesn't matter for the offroad one in the slightest. You can drive it on roads as easily as you can drive
> a car on the dirt. You can't (legally) drive a small airplane, with or without folding wings, down the road.

Right. You can't defend it, so forget it.

> So in conclusion, and after thinking about it a minute, I could eat a bowl of alphabet soup
> and shit a better argument than yours.

No, I think you couldn't, really.







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. * Re: No new years posts yet? Tomu Breidah  12/31/14 09:00 PM
. * word crimes URherenow  01/01/15 03:52 AM
. * Re: word crimes Gor  01/02/15 02:29 PM
. * welcome to the dark side Sune  01/01/15 07:14 PM
. * Re: word crimes igamabob  01/01/15 06:03 AM
. * Re: word crimes URherenow  01/01/15 02:39 PM
. * Re: word crimes igamabob  01/02/15 03:05 PM
. * flying car Tomu Breidah  01/02/15 02:03 AM
. * Re: flying car URherenow  01/02/15 06:34 AM
. * Re: flying car Vas Crabb  01/02/15 10:09 AM
. * Re: flying car URherenow  01/02/15 11:01 AM
. * Re: flying car Vas Crabb  01/02/15 11:15 AM
. * Re: flying car URherenow  01/02/15 03:22 PM
. * Re: flying car BIOS-D  01/03/15 01:27 AM
. * Re: flying car URherenow  01/03/15 06:25 AM
. * Re: flying car redk9258  01/02/15 05:54 PM
. * Re: flying car URherenow  01/03/15 06:23 AM
. * Try again Tomu Breidah  01/03/15 10:44 AM
. * Re: Try again URherenow  01/03/15 02:43 PM
. * Re: Try again redk9258  01/03/15 05:50 PM
. * You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/03/15 05:57 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy Gor  01/04/15 03:13 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy Tomu Breidah  01/04/15 03:09 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/04/15 09:25 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy hmmmmmm  01/05/15 01:38 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/05/15 01:57 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy Tomu Breidah  01/04/15 11:07 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/05/15 04:22 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy Tomu Breidah  01/05/15 08:59 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy Tomu Breidah  01/07/15 06:18 AM
. * I think I found the root of the problem BIOS-D  01/07/15 08:42 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/05/15 09:26 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy TriggerFin  01/05/15 10:10 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/05/15 10:20 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy TriggerFin  01/06/15 07:51 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/08/15 01:09 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy Vas Crabb  01/09/15 02:08 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy Traso  01/10/15 06:27 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy TriggerFin  01/08/15 09:51 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy BIOS-D  01/08/15 09:41 PM
. * Time to invoke Godwin's Law Tomu Breidah  01/05/15 03:57 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy redk9258  01/03/15 07:04 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/04/15 01:01 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy TriggerFin  01/03/15 06:49 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/04/15 01:05 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy TriggerFin  01/04/15 05:03 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/04/15 09:29 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy TriggerFin  01/04/15 10:43 PM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy URherenow  01/05/15 04:28 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy krick  01/04/15 01:27 AM
. * Re: You idiots are driving me crazy BIOS-D  01/03/15 06:48 PM
. * Wikipedia? Really? URherenow  01/04/15 12:56 AM
. * Re: Wikipedia? Really? BIOS-D  01/04/15 01:15 AM
. * Re: Wikipedia? Really? URherenow  01/04/15 01:57 AM
. * Autistic twat *nt* MooglyGuy  01/04/15 02:41 AM
. * Re: Autistic twat *nt* Gor  01/08/15 04:46 PM
. * Shuddup... eh.... HITLER! Tomu Breidah  01/09/15 12:40 AM
. * Hitler, Schmittler... come on! Tomu Breidah  01/09/15 12:56 AM
. * Re: Hitler, Schmittler... come on! Tomu Breidah  01/09/15 01:02 AM
. * Re: Hitler, Schmittler... come on! Traso  01/09/15 01:32 AM
. * Re: Hitler, Schmittler... come on! BIOS-D  01/09/15 03:00 AM
. * Re: Hitler, Schmittler... come on! Traso  01/10/15 06:22 AM
. * Re: Hitler, Schmittler... come on! BIOS-D  01/10/15 08:14 AM
. * Re: Hitler, Schmittler... come on! Tomu Breidah  01/09/15 02:20 AM
. * Re: Wikipedia? Really? BIOS-D  01/04/15 02:33 AM
. * Re: flying car Tomu Breidah  01/02/15 07:37 PM
. * Re: flying car TriggerFin  01/02/15 06:04 PM
. * roadable aircraft? Tomu Breidah  01/02/15 08:36 AM
. * whatever. HNY, don't drink and fly [nt] Tomu Breidah  01/02/15 08:52 AM
. * Re: word crimes Naoki  01/01/15 03:32 PM

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