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Here is something you car buffs probably didn't know:

The three Goldberg brothers, Norman, Hiram, and Maxwell invented and developed the first automobile air-conditioner. Didn't know that, did ya? On July 17th, 1946,
the temperature in Detroit was 97º. The three brothers walked into old man Henry Ford's office and sweet-talked his secretary into telling him that three 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. There, they persuaded him to get into the car which was about 130º, turned on the air-conditioner and
cooled the car off immediately. The old man got very excited and invited them back to the office, where he offered them 3 million dollars for the patent. The brothers
refused, saying they would settle for 2 million but they wanted the recognition by having a label 'Goldberg Air Conditioner'
on the dashboard of each car that it was installed in. Now old man Ford was more than just a little bit Anti-Semitic, and there was no way he was going to put the Goldbergs' name on 2 million Ford cars. They haggled back and forth for about 2 hours and finally agreed on 4 million dollars and that just their first names would be shown. And so, even today, all
Ford air-conditioners show on the controls, the names 'Norm, Hi, and Max'.
There, now ya know it all !!!
 

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:DI'm partial to Max myself.:D
 

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Dag-gone-it Pork you got me again :doh:

Keep on Winging:bat:
 

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:D:D...:clapper::clapper::clapper:
 

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It's a good story...:D:D



I enjoyed that and might be able to tell it at a party sometime. :p If I could remember it well enough that is...:cheeky1:
 
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