[rescue] big - caps
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Fri Jul 5 23:50:20 CDT 2002
On Friday, July 5, 2002, Chad Fernandez wrote:
> Dave McGuire wrote:
>> On July 5, Jeffrey Sharp wrote:
>>> So what DOES 'rice' mean in this context?
>> Those kiddiez with the neon tubes under their cars, the yellow paint with
>> incomprehensible red oriental lettering, blue LEDs on the windshield
>> washer nozzles, the 6" diameter exhaust tips that make the "pissed off
>> bee in a beer can" sound (as Big Mike puts it).
> Yeah what Dave said :-) Normally done to Japanese cars, However, some
> European an American cars can "look ricey" too, even though they aren't
> from Japanese. In fact when modify a vehicle some people might ponder if
> there newly thought of modification may look, "too ricey". They don't want
> to look like one of the kiddies that Dave spoke about :-) Just because a
> vehicle is modified doesn't make it ricey, or "riced out".
Hm. That's what I figured. I'm going to have to go on the record as being
against the term. It's entirely too discriminatory for my taste.
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