On Mon, 18 Dec 1995, MGBay@aol.com wrote:
>Subj: Re: MowoGroup
>Date: 95-12-17 10:57:39 EST
>To: T A TERRY
>This MOWOG discussion has been interesting to me. For years I thought that
>it stood for Morris Wolseley Group. But recently a friend sent me Anders
>Ditlev Clausager's book. "Original MGB". In it on page 69 in a picture
>caption he points out the MOWOG trademark and says "....the detachable
>gearbox side cover bears the legend 'MOWOG' which was the old Nuffield
>Organization and later BMC parts trademark standing for Morris, Wolseley,
>BTW, if you don't have this book you should get a copy. It is one of the
>most informative MGB and associated models background books I have seen.
> Great detailed, color photographs of all aspects of our much loved cars.
> Mr. Clausager has been with the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust since
>1979 serving in the capacity of Archivist.
>Also, BTW, in the credits section of his book he acknowledges the assistance
>of John Twist and Caroline Robinson of University Motors, Grand Rapids,
>I'll include the usual disclaimer of no interest financially or otherwise in
>this book. I wish I did because I'm sure that it will be a profitable
>venture for someone, but then I'm too busy trying to make a living helping
>people keep their LBCs alive and on the road!
>Happy Holidays to you all!
>Strictly British, Inc.
>Randy thanks, it seems Terry's position is slowly loosing ground. Still no