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This word was introduced in 1923 by a senior radio officer at Croydon Airport, London. It is derived from the French venez maider and seemed appropriate at that time, since much of the air traffic was between Croydon and Le Bourget Airport in Paris. What is the word?

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Asked by Redhif, 17 Feb '11 01:05 pm
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Mayday. 'Venez M'aider' means 'come to my aid'.!
Answered by mohd basheer, 17 Feb '11 01:09 pm

 
  
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Mayday
Answered by gem mina, 17 Feb '11 01:33 pm

 
  
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