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To: Grannyx4

If "x" can mean "all the rest," is that why the main airport in Los Angeles is called LAX: Los Angeles and the rest of the cities in L.A. county?


82 posted on 12/03/2004 8:35:10 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

The few early airports before WWII had two letter abbreviations. When they went to three letter abbreviations LA added the X just because whoever did it evidently liked the sound. If it had some deeper meaning he never bothered to let anyone know.


90 posted on 12/03/2004 8:42:24 AM PST by AntiGuv ()
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