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Old 1st Jan 2019, 23:30
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tdracer
 
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Originally Posted by NutLoose View Post
I won't mention turbo superchargers then, it'll just confuse you ohh I just did.
There are various types of 'superchargers' - it's legitimate to call one type 'turbo' to differentiate it from the others.

Reheat and afterburner both clearly indicate what's being communicated, and you don't need to be overly familiar with the nuances of the language to clearly understand. That's often not the case when comparing the American and British versions of the English language. For example, when referring to the luggage carrying compartment of an auto, I've always thought 'trunk' made more sense than 'boot'.

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