On Wed, 10 May 2006 22:15:02 +0100, "Dori A Schmetterling"
Well that's not strictly speaking what it stands for, that's a
translation of what it stands for, that just luckily ends up with the
Bayerische Motoren Werke.
Just imagine what would happen if the French literally translated it.
Travaux bavarois de moteur! (or something like that!)
And just to chuck a bit more high octane fuel onto the fire of what to
call a BMW car, the Germans call them Baum Vays (that's my attempt at
translating their pronunciation into English!).
And just for amusement, you know those AMG Merc's? Do you know how the
Germans pronounce AMG? Think about it...
MUSHROOMS ARE THE OPIATE OF THE MOOSES