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Old 11-12-2008, 10:55 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
Hiya,

I wish they included a few synonyms; like "ecodriving".
They mention that specifically on their blog page: Oxford Word of the Year 2008: Hypermiling : OUPblog

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A new initiative launched by the Association of Automobile Manufacturers and supported by such notables as California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger advocates the practice, referring to it as EcoDriving.
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