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Old 09-28-2014, 05:37 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Baltothewolf View Post
55mpg? Is that a legit claim or is he blowing smoke out his ass?
Sorry for off topic, but the phrase is actually "blowing smoke up your ass". Not being a grammar Nazi or anything but until recently I didn't know myself where that lil gem had come from, having heard it countless times in the car business. Apparently, back in the olden days, if you had drown, they figured out that once they got you back on the ship then they could get you breathing again by inserting a bellows full of nicotine smoke into your nether regions. Which actually makes sense. Hence, the term was born. But I really don't want to know the series of events that led to that discovery.

As for the wagon - look at my name. Of course I love it! I will find one, one day...
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