Abingdon Branch pax photos
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pax = passengers. Travel industry standard slang.
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> On May 20, 2020, at 9:09 AM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:
> Pardon me betraying my ignorance, but I have been having trouble understanding the word **pax** as it has been appearing in this thread of posts.
> To me, **pax** is a Latin noun meaning **peace,** and I think the little word is also used as the name for a small village in West Virginia. Neither of those interpretations fit in this context.
> What does **pax** mean in this thread? Is it a misprint?
> -- /s/ Burnett & Sons, Turnip Vinters
> Walton Wye, Va.
> "He who sells what isn't his'n,
> Must buy it back or go to pris'n."
> -- "Deacon" Daniel Drew (1797-1887) discussing Short-Selling.
> Cattleman, Hudson River Boatman, Railroad Tycoon and Crook
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