On Mon, 18 Dec 1995, email@example.com (Michael MacLeod) wrote:
> Is it just me? Am I the only one who refuses to encumber an
>automobile, no matter how cherished, with a name?
> I may be one of the few owners out there who have owned their
>treasured car (MGA in this case) for over 20 years. But, never in all this
>time have I been tempted to baptise my cars, motorbikes, or guitars.
> I realize I'm not a nurturing new-age kind of guy and probably
>don't belong in the 90's, but, surely there must be other curmudgeons out
>there just like me.
> Am I a voice crying in the wilderness?
>'60 MGA - un-named
>'64 Jag Mk 10 - un-nmaed
>'68 BSA Spitfire - un-named
>'83 BMW R100 RS - un-named.
>Mike, we went through this a few weeks ago. I felt it was more an English
practice, as my cars are unnamed except the one (YB) that came directly from
England already with a name. The reaction to this discussion was mixed, some
with names others without. I believe you or shall I say we are in the majority
in the States, but again many did reply with names.