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Topic: You'se
Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019 3:50:52 PM
"Hog" is a nickname for a Harley Davidson or apparently any large motorcycle.

Origin of "Hog" nickname

Beginning in 1920, a team of farm boys, including Ray Weishaar, who became known as the "hog boys", consistently won races. The group had a live hog as their mascot. Following a win, they would put the hog on their Harley and take a victory lap.[163] In 1983, the Motor Company formed a club for owners of its product taking advantage of the long-standing nickname by turning "hog" into the acronym HOG., for Harley Owners Group. Harley-Davidson attempted to trademark "hog", but lost a case against an independent Harley-Davidson specialist, The Hog Farm of West Seneca, New York,[164] in 1999 when the appellate panel ruled that "hog" had become a generic term for large motorcycles and was therefore unprotectable as a trademark.[165]

On August 15, 2006, Harley-Davidson Inc. had its NYSE ticker symbol changed from HDI to HOG.[166]


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley-Davidson#Origin_of_%22Hog%22_nickname

Topic: what is "vat tanned"?
Posted: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 5:32:23 AM
Tanning is the treatment of leather to make it more supple and durable. A vat is a vessel, like a barrel, that holds the tanning liquid.
Topic: I want the kinetic sand. I don't want the kinetic sand made by you.
Posted: Saturday, August 15, 2015 4:10:51 AM
What is "kinetic sand"? Sand is caused by kinesis, sure, but I would never apply that adjective to that noun.
"He said the kinetic sand made by me texture is different with the selling one."
I think you mean, "He said that the texture of my kinetic? sand was different from the commercial one's.

I'm sorry, it is not colloquial. It doesn't even make sense.
What is kinetic sand?
Topic: Imagine if you were blind
Posted: Friday, July 10, 2015 2:28:54 AM
Hey Roger,
This is called the Subjunctive Mood. It expresses hypothetical situations. Ever hear the song, "If I were a rich man...".
Another example is "If I were you, I wouldn't do that."
It has fallen into disuse through ignorance and bad education. The good news is that it's always "were" whether it's first, second or third person, singular and plural. My rule is if a sentence has two clauses, "If..(subject) (verb) (object)", and the next clause contains "would" wuerde, then the verb in the first part should be "were" waere. I may be wrong , it's a long time since I used German.
It's almost the same as German where it's called "der Konjunctiv".

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