Have you looked at any new car on the road today??
With the exception of that Beetle thing, they all are low in the front
and high in the rear. Like a "wedge". So while they completely missed
the boat with the car, they were spot on with the slogan.
On Dec 3, 2004, at 3:59 PM, Gus wrote:
> I was trying to be humorous by saying the TR8 was Triumph's "last
> gasp" as opposed to the TR7. Do you remember their slogan? "The shape
> of things to come". ? If they released a TR8 convertible right off the
> bat they would have had better success with the car. instead of the 4
> banger hardtop. Not many Triumph owners related to it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Christ <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Dec 3, 2004 12:40 PM
> To: spridgets@Autox.Team.Net, Gus <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: 63 Spitfire
> ummm, err, TR7 & TR8 same exterior wedge shaped piece of *expletive*
> i worked on early cylinder head R&D on the first TR8 in the US that
> was to
> be a road race car. although it was more fun with the 8 in it it still
> no barell of monkeys!
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Gus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> To: <spridgets@Autox.Team.Net>
>> Date: 12/03/2004 2:09:16 PM
>> Subject: Re: 63 Spitfire
>> No, that was the TR8
> Gus aka "the firefly"
> Extraordinary crimes against the people and the state have to be
> avenged by agents extraordinary. Two such people are John Steed, top
> professional, and his partner, Emma Peel, talented amateur. Otherwise
> known as The Avengers...
-- Larry B. Macy, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St. - 1015 Gates
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The bottom line: Sure, there's pain in adopting the Mac. But if I accept
that, I get to use a computer that works, and that pretty much does
expect and want a computer to do.
Monday, June 25, 2001
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