Susan Hensley wrote:
> Hey all,
> Everybody, please lighten up on what started as a light, fun topic!
> Look at it this way -- like it now or not, Triumph has associated the
> Spitfire sportscar with the Spitfire Supermarine fighter. How many
> vets, British or other, have raised a lawsuit, lobbied Washington,
> burned Paul R. in effigy, etc. over this past association? Answer:
I usually lurk on this list since I own a 77 Midget with a 1500cc engine.
The real problem is that Triumph named the car a Spitfire. Now if they
had named it something like a Midget you would have no problems with the
vets. Of course you picture would have to have a really short person on
it .... no wait that might cause a problem. Hordes of protesting little
people. Never mind.