Date: Fri, 9 Dec 1994 10:57:41 -0600
From: Alan R Slotkin ARS7950[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]TNTECH.EDU
Subject: Re: boot and bonnet
Yes. Boot and bonnet have been standard Brit. English usage since cars were
invented. The bonnet is the hood; the boot the trunk. The British have
roadside "Boot Sales," even--similar to flea markets.