Just so ya's know's In R&T this month is a Mini-Woody and the a short
article about the shop that did it. Now to define the size of a Mini -
Clint Eastwood owned one.
Nothing to do today.
At this exact moment in time 1/18/00 11:07 AM, Ajhsys@aol.com made the
>In a message dated 1/17/00 6:49:16 PM Eastern Standard Time,
><< The slogan was first used by MG in 1929. It was devised by publicity
> manager for MG, George Tuck. The story goes that one day George was behind
> a bus in Oxford ( where the cars were still made before moving to Abingdon)
> when he noticed a sign on the bus which read "Safety First" ( It seemed
> the bus had the latest innovation for the bus line, four wheel brakes!)
> George suggested it to Cecil Kimber, with the change "Safety Fast" Kimber
> loved it as it also tied in with the recent Parliamentary election where
> Stanley Baldwin's Conservative government won on the slogan "Safety First"
> Since then, Safety Fast has always been used by the MG Company. ( And of
> course is the name of the magazine which is published by the MG Car Club
> More than you wanted to know? Probably, but this is the crazy stuff that
> makes MG history so great. >>
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>Thank you, Mike. This list is great. Just ask and ye shall receive.
>Speedvision has been recycling the MG shows again, and last night I watched
>part 1 of the Mini Cooper story. Since Speedvision isn't listed in my local
>newspaper, I have to catch the shows when I can. I suppose they have their
>own publication with all the schedules or I could get them from the web, but
>I'm such a lazy creature in the winter!
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