“And with a little thought any man would realise that the lounge is not the place in which to work on car engines.”—Mr. Justice Baker during recent divorce proceedings.
” Putting the internal combustion engine into cars was one of the most disastrous decisions in the history of engineering.”—Dr. Stephen Black, Director of the Nuffield Foundation’s Psycho-Physiological Research Unit, advocating electric propulsion in Science journal. The opinion expressed is not very kind to the late Lord Nuffield, who founded the Research Unit with part of a fortune amassed by selling i.c.-engined cars!
“I resigned because I was tired of waging war against the motorist. I have found it impossible to ignore that the Courts, too, seem to make motorists their main target. The motorist who makes a simple mistake is often more seriously punished than the person who deliberately sets out to commit a crime.”— Ex-Police Constable James Wylie, resigning from the Glasgow Police Force after six years service to look for a job in Australia.
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MR. M. GARNIER JOINS THE MEMINI CARBURETTOR CO., LTD.
MR. M. GARNIER JOINS THE MEMINI CARBURETTOR CO., LTD. The Memini Carburettor Co., Ltd., of 7o Sainsbury Road, Kilburn, inform us that they have secured the services of the well-known…