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Pyrrho wrote:
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We will not speak of the Japanese Mac original which was far superior.
Now set the color scheme to "Hotdog Stand" . 8)
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Witness wrote:
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We always just push started them. Way faster and easier.
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I agree. You just gotta remember to park nose-down on a hill.

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I used to start mine by popping the clutch as the car rolled backwards down the driveway.
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Pyrrho wrote:
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I used to start mine by popping the clutch as the car rolled backwards down the driveway.
Well sure, if your reverse gear works.

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She wears the scarf to cover the fact that her man has knocked out most of her teeth. Shameless hussy!

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Historical note:
The Model A was the first Ford with controls close enough to a modern car that you could just drive it with no additional instructions.

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Been better if it had been all about "How to text while driving & How to survive in prison"
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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"FOUND SWORD
Those who lost it can claim it from
M. DELAGRAVE, Commissar of St. Antoine district,
residing King of Sicily street, near Cloche-Perche street [today "Cloche Percé"],
who will hand it back if provided with an exact
description of shape & style of said Sword
& its Scabbard.

Permit to display, this October 13th 1753
From J. LAMESLE's print shop, St. Michel bridge."

Rue Cloche Percé today:

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Till 1807 there were houses on the Pont St. - Michel. Often burned down, carried away with floods, &c.

Amusing note: the King's gardens were open to the public, but gents had to wear a sword – which you could rent at the entrance.

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Those boots.

Actually I don't think that would look out of place in 2019. It may have looked unusual for 1928.
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