Re: "Dauphin" trucks...


Jon Miller <atsfus@...>
 

On 7/6/2015 1:00 AM, Jeff Ford sectioncar@... [STMFC] wrote:
spelled it "Dauphin."

    It's a name for the almost king of France in the early days.  A Penn thing and as below;

The Dauphin of France (French: Dauphin de France, IPA: [dofɛ̃])—strictly The Dauphin of Viennois (Dauphin de Viennois)—was the title given to the heir apparent to the throne of France from 1350 to 1791 and 1824 to 1830. The word is French for dolphin, as a reference to the depiction of the animal on their coat of arms.

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