[TAG] English->American dictionary
jimregan at o2.ie
Thu Oct 13 19:10:30 MSD 2005
Mike Orr wrote:
> Jimmy O'Regan wrote:
>>> Can you say "caboose" in English[Br]?
>> I think most people would understand that, or think it has something
>> to do with cowboys.
> What else do you call the back of a train?
The answer's in the question: "the back of a train". It doesn't come up
that often in conversation, so I don't know if there's a more specific
word. Next time I go somewhere by train, I'll ask (though I expect to
receive that "what have you been taking" stare).
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