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      12-13-2012, 02:14 AM   #23
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The 5 series would drive like a dream with a carbon fiber lightweight construction.
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      12-13-2012, 03:41 AM   #24
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It's FIBRE not FIBER!!!! Learn to spell!!!
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This is a very smart and well thought out move on BMWs part. What many people don't know is that Boeing is purchasing or has purchased a 3D printer capable(big enough) of printing an entire wing section in, (wait for it) Carbon Fiber...

Amazing Tech...
Wonder what they do when the paper get stuck.
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It's FIBRE not FIBER!!!! Learn to spell!!!


http://grammarist.com/spelling/fiber-fibre/


"Fiber vs. fibre
There is no difference in meaning between fiber and fibre. Fiber is the preferred spelling in American English, and fibre is preferred in all major non-U.S. varieties of English, including Australian, British, Canadian, Indian, and Irish English."

For me as a non-english speaker "fiber" make more sense, thats how we spell it too. Fibre is for me like spelling fever "fevre".

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It's FIBRE not FIBER!!!! Learn to spell!!!
fiber is American English

"fibre" is the "original" English word; "fibra" in Italian language
Sixty percent of the English language comes from Latin.
bestia -bestial, bestiality
schola-scholar, school, scholastic
mira-miracle, miraculous, mirage
obscura-obscure, obscured, obscurity
periculosa-perilous, peril
occupare-occupy, occupation, occupational
patria-patriotic, expatriate, patriotism


italian "farina" (flour) is in English "farina":
- a fine meal of vegetable matter (as cereal grains) used chiefly for puddings or as a breakfast cereal
-any of various powdery or mealy substances


Considering that the forum and the blog here is American...
(like color and colour )

Touring; thank you Oslo, Norway! greetings from Italy!

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Why not... Both BMW as well as Boeing are great company's.

Great company's to work for too.
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Why not... Both BMW as well as Boeing are great company's.

Great company's to work for too.
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fiber is American English


Sixty percent of the English language comes from Latin.

Touring; thank you Oslo, Norway! greetings from Italy!
You are welcome :-)

Actually English is just a mix of Norwegian an Italian in the end

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...d_Norse_origin

House-hus, Man-mann, Queen-kvinne and so on.

But to stay on topic, have to say its incredible to see how progressive BMW are in all fields these days. Im proud to be a BMW owner!

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You are welcome :-)

Actually English is just a mix of Norwegian an Italian in the end

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...d_Norse_origin

House-hus, Man-mann, Queen-kvinne and so on.
actually English evolved from the Saxon language, when Saxons and Angles crossed from Northern Germany to the south and east of Britain beginning in the early 5th century.
Their language, Anglo-Saxon or Old English, transformed into Middle English.

The German language of today is quite similar to English.
You must have in mind however, that the German language of today is an artificial creation promoted from the 19th century onward. Almost till then the South and North of the Germany could not understand each other and had a separate cultural heritage.

Dear Nordic cousin.

To stay on topic; BMW is going to fly, with Boeing wings
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This will be awesome. I'm imagining a carbon fiber M3.
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Does this mean BMWs will have wing in the future? How bout a stewardess? LOL
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Carbon fiber is cool. Light cars perform!
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Since BMW and SGL teamed-up, has anyone on here picked up SGL stock? I've been following them since the original announcement, which is when the stock was at its highest. It's since declined quite a bit. Wondering if anyone could chime in......
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Oktoberfest = Mnchen = BMW
Okay funny guy next time I will ask the wife I don't speak the Lang like you or she does.
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Believe me you don't want to live in Moses lake... I am a flight test engineer and flew over 500 test flight hours on the 787 before it was certified and we spent most of those hours flying in and out of Moses lake which used to be an Air Force but now is owned by Boeing for flight testing. Moses is 200 miles east of Seattle on the other side of the cascade mountain range and currently I believe Moses produces the most potatoes in the country. So now there is a retired AF bbase owned by Boeing for flight testing, a Walmart, a shit ton of potatoes and a bad ass BMW plant
Interesting, I was in Boeing flight test also.
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Since BMW and SGL teamed-up, has anyone on here picked up SGL stock? I've been following them since the original announcement, which is when the stock was at its highest. It's since declined quite a bit. Wondering if anyone could chime in......
yes, SGL has dividend problems
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It's FIBRE not FIBER!!!! Learn to spell!!!
Seriously
I guess it's center and not centre. This forum includes folks from all over the world
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It's FIBRE not FIBER!!!! Learn to spell!!!
Are you sure because I've been purchasing carbon "Fiber" since the early 1990's and have yet to see an invoice with the word fibre on it....
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Interesting, I was in Boeing flight test also.
Was? What group were you in? I was mainly in Everett for the past two years but now I am in between Boeing Field and Everett almost everyday.
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