Re: alcohol lighter
- I am not a smoker but the alcohol lighter does exist although it can be
found rather in a technical museum than in a smoker's pocket. Try
www.picassojr.com/swisher/wmisc.htm to see a picture of an alcohol lighter
from 1910. An alcohol lighter caused a series accident in a Hawai lighthouse
in 1925 (see www.lighthousefriends.com/ligh.asp?ID-141). "Alcohol igniter"
has only 2 hits, however, as an oxygen-alcohol igniter in next generation
engines sounds interesting - depends on the context.
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 13:55:34 +0200
From: "PSS Praha - Coilin O' Connor" <coilin.oconnor@...>
Subject: HELP: term - "lihovy zapalovac"
Does anyone know what we would call this in English? I cannot find any
reliable references on the net for "alcohol/spirit lighters". I have hardly
any context although I know it uses a wick. Normally I would assume that it
is a Zippo/windproof lighter but AFAIK these are usually fuelled with
Are there any smokers out there who might be able to help.
Any suggestions welcome.