[LMB] FW: Re: not quite a haut bubble OT:

Kenton Schoen kdschoen1 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 20:34:17 BST 2021


I guess Monsieur Bich went further than a Cockney dropping silent haitches.

Kenton

On Wed, Sep 8, 2021, 2:52 PM Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Sep 2021 17:15:51 -0500, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
> wrote in message ID
> <CAK6ahzY0eVKe3cRe2uUAa+jHAv6DP5s_iOxH188Ei_qGUrkeyA at mail.gmail.com>:
>
> >In America we have ball point pens called 'Bic' which is the name of the
> >company that manufactures them. They are quit ubiquitous.
>
> Yes, it's a French company, originally, and they also use it as an
> eponym ("stylo" is the official word for a pen).
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