Jack Halpern <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> English UNICYCLE Standard English MONOCYCLE Traditional (obsolescent?)
> British English ONE-WHEELED VEHICLE “Scientific” English ICICLE colloq.
> (I know one family who use it)
Icicle was a brand name used by (IIRC) more balls than most for a cheap
T-cycle I owned one back in 1991.
> English IKE colloq. (not sure where from – attested) English YIKE
> colloq. (according to Adam Stork)
Popularised by the York UK Unicyclists, it is the standard term for a uni
owned by a York based rider as far I am aware.
> English UNI colloq., very common English WHEEL colloq. English
> ONE-WHEELER Unattested nonce word English ONE-WHEEL BICYCLE Unattested,
> substandard nonce word English BIKE Substandard nonce word English
> ONE-WHEELED BICYCLE colloq., substandard nonce word English ONE-WHEELED
> BIKE colloq., substandard nonce word English TRICYCLE colloq.,
> substandard, childish nonce word English UNI-BIKE colloq., substandard
> nonce word
Used last year by a scotish rider ( doug …) who knew no other riders, it
was his standard term for his unicycle which had been custom built by a
Bike frame builder.
> English MONOBIKE substandard nonce word? (by Phillipino) English ONE
> TRICYCLE colloq., substandard, childish nonce word English BICYCLE
> Substandard illiterate nonce word English UNIQUE colloq. nonce word (by
> Coolberg) English FUNNY LOOKING BIKE substandard informal description
> English FUNNY THING substandard informal description English FUNNY
> LOOKING THING substandard informal description English THAT WEIRD THING
> substandard informal description English THAT SILLY THING substandard
> informal description English THAT THING substandard informal description
> English THAT substandard informal description English THAT OVER THERE
> substandard informal description English WHAT THAT FUNNY MAN’S RIDING
> substandard informal description
British sign Language ( at least in North Yorkshire) , uses the sign for
ONE CYCLE to name a unicycle.
> Do you know of any others, or can you confirm the unattested ones?
I assume you are not includeing such model specific things as BIG WHEEL,
MUNI , MINI , Hockey wheel etc.
Euro-cycle 2001 20 - 22 July Plymouth UK A european unicycle convention