...not sure about the article/column you mention...but right on one of Jay's
'Man on the street' spots on his show... he himself mentioned more than once
that he use to drive an MGBGT as a youngster.
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From: "Paul Hunt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: AC 'Midget'?
> Sunday Times reports that the Kimber consortium (formed to buy MG Rover
> lost out to Nanjing) propose to manufacture the (failed) Smart roadster
> under the AC name. "Midget" is used in the article like that i.e. in
> but capitalised. Didn't MG Rover get that? And hence Nanjing? Or did BMW
> keep it?
> Elsewhere Jay Leno (portrayed as something of a car buff) writes
> column. He writes that in his early years in Massachusetts: "You'd see an
> occasional MG, maybe a few oddball English sports cars but for the most
> that was it." So doesn't he know MG then was English? Or maybe he thinks
> it wasn't oddball. Mind you, elsewhere he says "Ferrari or a Lamborghini
> were cars you'd see only in magazines. But you could come close to the
> performance with the Camaro or the Mustang." Er, maybe in a long enough
> straight line.