View Full Version : What kind of vehicle did Puccini use when he went on his camping holidays?

31st Jul 2006, 15:21
A Nissan Dormabile


31st Jul 2006, 15:24
A Nissan Dormabile :}
Copyright G-CPTN 1980

And wasn't it that fat guy with the whiskers? The one called after the desert? A meringue?

31st Jul 2006, 15:30
Datsun old one.

31st Jul 2006, 15:32
:eek: hey, I was going to attach a (c) 2006 notice, but I forgot


tony draper
31st Jul 2006, 15:33
Wasn't that a Hatch Bach. :rolleyes:

31st Jul 2006, 15:36
In order to assume ownership of the copyright of intellectual property (although here we are stretching the definition), the 'newly published' version has to be significantly different (or altered) from the original, or the original has to 'out of copyright'.
I think you'll find that I'm right.
I usually am/are/is.

31st Jul 2006, 15:38
ok then...

It was a fabulous vehicle, it could turn on a dot


(c) 2006 Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!


31st Jul 2006, 15:41
I suppose he went out one day with a Chopin list which included a new car. Maybe the Nissan was all he could Handel

31st Jul 2006, 15:43
BMC planned a fun version of the Mini, to be called the Haha.
Or the version to take the the kids called the Skool.

VW had a rogue version of the Golf called the Balls.

31st Jul 2006, 15:46
Isn't a Puccini a motor scooter?

31st Jul 2006, 15:49
No, that's a Steyr Puch.
You Steyr and I'll Puch.

31st Jul 2006, 15:55
And weren't most Rover's dogs?

31st Jul 2006, 15:57
A meringue?...like the chime of a distant church bell

31st Jul 2006, 16:08
I couldn't give a tosca what sort of vehicle he used. :mad:

Anyway, isn't it spelled with an "o", ie. Dormobile...?! :}


31st Jul 2006, 16:11
A version of the Mini Metro for music, called the Gnome.

31st Jul 2006, 16:13
Anyway, isn't it spelled with an "o",
I don't know, the quality of education these days . . . :confused:

None of the above
31st Jul 2006, 16:16
La donna mobile = The bird has a motorbike

31st Jul 2006, 16:24
I've got a King Dick AND a rat-shit screwdriver.

Lon More
31st Jul 2006, 16:58
Obviously it would have to be
a Saab Sonnett
Sorry was thinking sonata - a poet would drive a Sonnett

31st Jul 2006, 17:03
THOUGHT it was (a SAAB Sonnet) but I saw the 'General Motors Heritage Collection' . . . :confused:

Notice that it's RIGHT-HAND drive. The Swedes USED to drive on the left, but they changed over in September 1967. It was formidable task, and had to be done it two stages. First the trucks, and a week later the cars.

31st Jul 2006, 17:09
Going back to the original vehicle, I heard that the gear box had a catastrophical failure.........

It was raining Datsun cogs!!!!!!!

:O :O :O

Loose rivets
31st Jul 2006, 17:34
Them Swedes took the change-over very seriously. Over 30 mph, or forgetting to turn your headlights on, and it was off to boot camp, Chopin logs.

'tis true this.

Erwin Schroedinger
31st Jul 2006, 20:21
There's a lot of Schicchi puns on this thread. :rolleyes:

31st Jul 2006, 23:47
1968 Saab Sonett... :ok:


Of course if he were also hungry he took his Tucker :}



31st Jul 2006, 23:59
In for a song...
Except the Sonnet WASN'T named after a song!
The name 'Sonett' is derived from an exclamation in Swedish by Rolf Mellde; "Så nätt den är", not from the sonnet type of poetry.

IIRC it translates as 'It is so neat!'.