Date: Tue, 13 Dec 1994 18:27:58 -0500 From: "Peter L. Patrick" Subject: Re: boot and bonnet Now, that's interesting: I've always known both "hood" and "bonnet" for the front part of the car. I grew up in Jamaica, but never thought of "bonnet" as a Jamaicanism, or even a Briticism. Is it? Oh yes, I've got "boot" too, but that seems even more American to me... -peter patrick