Michael Hargreave Mawson wrote:
> > Actually, we would tend to say "spares" rather than "bits".
This in itself is something of any oxymoron.
My copy of the Oxford Dictionary - a compendium of impressive dimensions -
describes 'spares' as "noun. plural. A collection of items that are surplus
This begs the question of why anyone would want to buy something they didn't
However, with Triumph *Spares* Day fast approaching in the UK, we can be
certain of seeing a vast array of components that are surplus to the
requirements of those selling them, being hacked over by a crowd of
'vultures' who *might* want them for immediate use.
We live in a strange world