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“AS YOU PROBABLY know,” R&T wrote in June 1956, “the TR-3 is not actually a new car…. The fact that the basic car remains the same is a credit to … Continue reading

January 28, 2021 · 8 Comments


“WITH ISINGLASS curtains y’ can roll right down/In case there’s a change in the weather.”—“The Surrey With The Fringe On Top,” from Oklahoma!, 1943. What do you suppose “isinglass” was? … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 10 Comments