Date: Fri, 9 Dec 1994 17:10:00 GMT
From: J.Kirk[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]QUEENS-BELFAST.AC.UK
Subject: Re: boot and bonnet
Standard British terms. A car has a boot unless it's a hatchback.
The hood of the engine is the bonnet. Everyone over here will tell you.
In Algeo's terms they're 'Britishicisms', but for us they're plain English!
The Queen's University of Belfast