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Car size
« on: July 23, 2018, 02:36:07 pm »
Five blokes in an Audi Quattro arrived at the ferry checkpoint in Harwich, Essex.

Tracey, in her brand new uniform, stops them and informs them; “I can't let you on the ferry. It is illegal to have 5 people in a Quattro - Quattro means four. One of you will have to get out and stay behind."

“Quattro is just the name of the car," the driver replies disbelievingly.

“Look at the papers; this car is designed to carry five persons.”

“You cannot pull that one on me. This is Tracey you're talking to here," she replies with a smile.

"Quattro means four. You have five people in your car and you are therefore breaking the law. So I can't let you onto the ferry. It's more than my job's worth to let you all on."

The driver is now very cross and replies angrily, "I've had enough of you. Call your supervisor over. I want to speak to someone with more intelligence!"

“Sorry, but Sharon is busy with those two blokes in the Fiat Uno."
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Re: Car size
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2018, 09:11:47 am »
And the assistant supervisor is busy with the three blokes in a Nissan Dualis.  ;)

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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2018, 11:45:16 am »
Oooh - never heard of one of them :)
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Re: Car size
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2018, 11:45:55 am »
Oooh - never heard of one of them :)

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=nissan+dualis&qpvt=nissan+dualis&FORM=IGRE

It's interesting how the same models are marketed under different names. I knew I had seen the Dualis, but never heard of it, so I checked.  It's sold in Australia, but in the US, it's the Nissan Rogue, and in Japan where Nissan originated, it's Qashqai. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_Qashqai
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« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2018, 01:41:39 pm »
I can't imagine saying, "I drive a Qashqai."