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    Hi,

    Can I have your opinions about what the sentence below means.

    We flew station wagon.

    Thanks a lot.

    Please tell me if there are any grammatical errors in my post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ferdie11 View Post
    Hi,

    Can I have your opinions about what the sentence below means.

    We flew station wagon.

    Thanks a lot.

    Please tell me if there are any grammatical errors in my post.
    It may have some meaning in context, as a stand alone sentence it doesn't mean anything to me.

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    Default Re: flew wagon

    We flew station wagon.
    I'll bet the writer is talking about traveling somewhere and means it as a joke! The point is they didn't fly at all; they drove somewhere (probably somewhere far enough away that most people—perhaps more affluent people—would fly). In that context, it's a great line.

    I'm stealing it.

    Greg

    P.S. Of course, in my case I'd have to change it to "We flew Studebaker." Hmm...I don't know. Just doesn't have the same ring to it.
    Last edited by dragn; 03-Sep-2009 at 18:55.

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    Default Re: flew wagon

    That's the way I read it too.

    There's a German expression to use if you know that travelling to a certain country is just out of your budget.............. then you can say, "The only way I'm ever going to get to Greece/Thailand or whatever, is with my finger on a map!"

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    Default Re: flew wagon

    Quote Originally Posted by dragn View Post
    I'll bet the writer is talking about traveling somewhere and means it as a joke! The point is they didn't fly at all; they drove somewhere (probably somewhere far enough away that most people—perhaps more affluent people—would fly). In that context, it's a great line.

    I'm stealing it.

    Greg

    P.S. Of course, in my case I'd have to change it to "We flew Studebaker." Hmm...I don't know. Just doesn't have the same ring to it.
    I don't get it when writer writes "P.S." at the end of his wrinting. Can tell me why.

    Thanks.

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