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Quotes of the Day for 2 December 2003 – Cars

It was on this day in 1927 that the first Model A Fords were sold, for the retail price of $385. Probably not as significant an event as the first Model T's, but it's been a while since we've done car quotes, so here we are.

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The quotes:

The Ford Falcon holds the proud title of Slowest Car Ever Built. In certain areas of the country you can go to a stoplight and find Falcon drivers who pressed down on their accelerators in 1963 and are still waiting for their cars to move.
     - Dave Barry

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.
     - Earl Wilson

What's all this crap about the perfect man? I'd settle for one who has his own car and a steady job.
     - Mary Rockne

A car can massage organs which no masseur can reach. It is the one remedy for the disorders of the great sympathetic nervous system.
     - Jean Cocteau, 1889 - 1963

The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man.
     - Marshall McLuhan, 1911 - 1980

It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
     - Erma Louise Bombeck, 1927 - 1996


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