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Old 11 April 2014, 05:02   #1
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Stupid question but...

What does WOT stand for? Everyone says it, guessing something like full throttle?
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Old 11 April 2014, 05:23   #2
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What does WOT stand for? Everyone says it, guessing something like full throttle?
Hi not stupid at all. Wide open throttle.
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Wide Open THROTTLE........AKA,,,,,,,,,,FULL CHATT......Full beans......balls out...
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Also equivalent to:
Pedal to the metal
Boot to the board
Ringing the nuts off it
Flat out
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Pinned. As in "Keep it pinned..."
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What does WOT stand for? Everyone says it, guessing something like full throttle?
On the Zambezi (during my surveying days) we used to say to the boat driver "Enza mningy petrol madala". Basic dialogue for put shed loads of fuel through the engine old boy.

This was generally said in conjunction with the arrival of a feisty crocodile or a herd of hippo telling us politely to move on - which we did WOT.
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So basically,

Nail it
Full beans
Full chat
Rag it

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Apparently, the police RIB drivers in Plymouth call it "driving like it's stolen"!
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