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I'm sure many already know this one, but it was new to me
SOME FORD HISTORY > > Here is a little known fact ... > The four Goldberg brothers, Lowell, Norman, Hiram, and Max, invented and > developed the first automobile air-conditioner. On July 17, 1948, the > temperature in Detroit was 97 degrees. > The four brothers walked into old man Henry Ford's office and sweet-talked > his secretary into telling him that four gentlemen were there with the > most exciting innovation in the auto industry since the electric starter. > Henry was curious and invited them into his office. > They refused, and instead asked that he come out to the parking lot to > their car. > They persuaded him to get into the car, which was about 130 degrees, > turned on the air conditioner, and quickly cooled the car off. > The old man got very excited and invited them back to the office, where he > offered them $3 million for the patent. > The brothers refused, saying they would settle for $2 million, but they > wanted the recognition by having a label, 'The Goldberg > Air-Conditioner,' on the dashboard of each car in which it was installed. > Now old man Ford was more than just a little anti-Semitic, and there was > no way he was going to put the Goldberg's name on two million Fords. > They haggled back and forth for about two hours and finally agreed on $4 > million and that just their first names would be shown. > And so to this day, all Ford air conditioners show -- Lo, Norm, Hi, and > Max -- on the controls. > Control yourself !!!
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On 12/21/2013 10:19 AM, DanG wrote:

Eeeeeeeuu! That was so bad. I'm still groaning. ^_^
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On 12-21-2013, 11:19, DanG wrote:

What happened to poor old Rube ?
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On 12/21/13, 12:29 PM, Wes Groleau wrote:

Rube helped with the Edsel and Pinto designs, then moved to GM to work on the Vega.
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Now that's really funny. I wonder if he worked on the Triumph TR4 after leaving GM?
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Nope. He's still there, if not in body, at least in soul.
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Then he must have moved to Kia.
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On Sat, 21 Dec 2013 23:36:16 +0000 (UTC), DerbyDad03

Is KIA government owned?
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snipped-for-privacy@attt.bizz wrote:

No, KIA is owned by Hyundai.
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He finally died after a very long series of medical complications, but his disciples now control most of the world's governments.
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On 12/21/13 1:18 PM, Neill Massello wrote:

A long series of complications leading to his demise would be appropriate for Mr. Goldberg. It wouldn't do for him to have died of a simple, sudden heart attack or being shot.
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On 12/21/2013 6:36 PM, Dean Hoffman > wrote:

Internet tells it all:
http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/Rube_Goldberg
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On 12/21/2013 6:36 PM, Dean Hoffman > wrote:

Was he in ICU, hooked to a machine with a little ball that goes from one track to another?
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