[ROVERNET - UK] hailing a Rover
fjcumberland at sc.rr.com
Sat Oct 1 12:41:09 BST 2005
Those are great!
I invariably get "Does Land Rover make those? followed by a confused look
when I try to explain that it was the other way round . . . .
At 07:39 PM 9/30/2005, you wrote:
>As the winter approaches, I'm reflecting on this summer, full of curious
>drivers wanting to know what kind of car I'm driving. There were the usual
>honks and thumbs up, but some of my favorites follow:
>"Hey, what you got?" screamed into my window at point blank range.
>"Hey Dude, that got air?" on the road at high (Roverly) speed
>"Yo, what's that? That a Bentley?" [ "No, it's a Rover."] "A Bentley Rover?"
>A woman screeches to a halt beside me and yells "OH MY GOD, IS THAT A
>ROVER? A ROVER P5? OH MY GOD I HAVE ONE OF THOSE IN MY YARD!! (-Steve M.,
>was that a relative of yours?)
>A limo honks me down in the street and the driver jumps out and runs up to
>my car and says "Please, Please, I just have to see inside...my Dad had
>this exact car back in England..Thank you SO much, you've really made my day!"
>And of course, the girls at the donut shop who just want to know "Why?"
>I hope all of you had an equally entertaining summer.
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