Date: Wed, 16 Oct 1996 13:29:47 -0400
From: e carlson ecarlson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]LON.HOOKUP.NET
Subject: Re: Canadian use of "klicks"?
"Klick" is commonly used here in south-west Ontario by people of all ages.
I even hear it on local news reports.
Edie ecarlson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]lon.hookup.net
At 11:40 PM 10/15/96 -0500, Dan Goodman wrote:
I thought the use of "klick" for kilometer was confined to the US
military and to science fiction stories. Now I'm told that it's
commonly used in Canada by people between around 25 and 35 years old
-- in both English and French.
This is from an anglophone Canadian.
Is this accurate for Canada as a whole, or for one section of Canada,
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