car related

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Fri May 14 16:17:05 UTC 1999

Many years ago I heard various cars described as having:

4/70 air conditioning = no air conditioning
Armstrong steering = no power steering
double-leg brakes = standard brakes
and two brands of worn-out tires: Golden Balds and Maypops

probably not from the Quartermaster Corps.

maberry at

On Fri, 14 May 1999, Gregory {Greg} Downing wrote:

> At 04:26 AM 5/14/99 EDT, you wrote:
> >EMERJENSON--Emergency brake.
> >JOHNSON BAR--Gear shift lever.
> The items on the list that Barry P. posted all made sense to me, except for
> these two. Why "jenson"? And why "Johnson"?
> Greg Downing/NYU, at greg.downing at or gd2 at

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