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09-21-2003, 04:25 PM
the plural of Lotus? We had 2 at our show yesterday and couldn't figure it out. I voted for Louti graemlins/savewave.gif

Bugeye58
09-21-2003, 04:52 PM
Chuck, I've always referred to the plural as "Loti."
It seems to be the most common one I've heard used.
Now, if I was only lucky enough to be able to own a couple!
Jeff

Brent P
09-21-2003, 07:34 PM
I think that you should refer to them as a 'gaggle' of Lotus, or a pride of Lotus, something similar to the animal kingdom. Just my .02

PC
09-21-2003, 10:56 PM
I’ve always been told that the plural is Loti.

They never mentioned what a group would be called. Perhaps since a Lotus is a flower a group might a bouquet of Loti or, less formally, a bunch of Loti.


PC.

SilentUnicorn
09-21-2003, 11:50 PM
how about a lot of lotuses? graemlins/thirsty.gif

DB6
09-22-2003, 08:47 AM
I would say lotuses also... graemlins/cheers.gif

tony barnhill
09-22-2003, 09:47 AM
1 Lotus, 2 Lotus, 10 Lotus...its all Lotus's to me!

Wonder if Colin Chapman was a lotus-eater & hence lived in drugged indolence pondering the plural status of his creation?

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Graham Ayers
09-23-2003, 03:04 AM
How About LotsaLotus?

aeronca65t
09-23-2003, 09:17 AM
...and then, what's the plural of "Hillman"?
Is it "Hillmen"?

PC
09-23-2003, 12:30 PM
<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by aeronca65t:
...and then, what's the plural of "Hillman"?
Is it "Hillmen"?<hr></blockquote>

If the whiney, bleeding-hearts crowd gets a hold of it, it will be Hillpersons. graemlins/crazyeyes.gif


PC.

tony barnhill
09-23-2003, 01:53 PM
So, then, is it politically correct to continue calling those size-challenged cars "Mini's"?

Mark Beiser
09-23-2003, 06:34 PM
<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by tony barnhill:
So, then, is it politically correct to continue calling those size-challenged cars "Mini's"?<hr></blockquote>

Spatially conservative? images/icons/wink.gif

tony barnhill
09-23-2003, 08:49 PM
graemlins/lol.gif BMW proudly presents the 2004 Spatially Conservative Cooper S.....

TypeRboy
09-24-2003, 01:13 PM
Any more than one Lotus is just Lots Of Trouble, Usually Serious.. graemlins/driving.gif

tony barnhill
10-16-2003, 10:48 AM
You guys should come down to Huntsville & see my friend Andy's collection - 6 or 7 Lotus' (can't keep count, he's always buying more), 2 Jensen Healey's, a GT6, 3 MG's & a Miata

PC
10-16-2003, 12:01 PM
There's something to see in Huntsville besides the MG forest? images/icons/shocked.gif

PC.

aeronca65t
10-16-2003, 01:02 PM
<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by tony barnhill:
So, then, is it politically correct to continue calling those size-challenged cars "Mini's"?<hr></blockquote>

I actually had someone comment to me one time that the name of my car (a Midget, at the time) was "in bad taste". Seriously.

tony barnhill
10-16-2003, 04:58 PM
PC - there are a few 'weeds' growing around here!

Aero... - pretty soon it'll be impossible to communicate with one another because of political correctness!

Baxter
10-16-2003, 08:23 PM
Aero, you coulda said, "I can remove the badge, but you'll still be an idiot."