Date: Fri, 24 May 1996 03:27:47 -0400
From: Bob Haas rahaas[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HAMLET.UNCG.EDU
Subject: Re: "straight drive"
I grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, and have always heard a
manual transmission referred to as a "straight transmission," or
oftentimes simply "a straight," e.g., "What kinda transmission you got in
that car?" "A straight." "Straight drive" works just as well.
UNCG Department of English
rahaas[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]hamlet.uncg.edu