[LMB] OT: Terry Pratchett

brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Sep 15 22:37:49 BST 2021



> On Sep 15, 2021, at 3:32 PM, markus baur via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> Wasn’t the assumed meaning to be the pavement on the airplane side of the terminal? I always thought that to be the “apron.”
> 
> that is the proper aviation term - tarmac is used by lazy journalits, unless an aviation person uses to refer specifically to the material the apron or taxiways are constructed form

I suspect it’s too late now.   Like I say, I’ve even found the word in interstellar space ship landing places.


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