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January 10, 2008 |  8:52 am

 

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Jan. 10, 1958
Los Angeles

This is an old joke, but these are old pictures:

Question: Why don't the British manufacture typewriters?

Answer: They can't figure out how to make them leak oil.

OK, this is the Berkeley roadster, which even I have never heard of. The same is true for the German Lloyd. I have heard of a Skoda, but I'm not sure that's a good thing.

Now this is really alarming: I have discovered something called the Internet Movie Cars Database. I suppose you knew that a Skoda is briefly visible in "North by Northwest." But I didn't.

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