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Old 29th Nov 2004, 22:41
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airship
Uneasy Pleistocene Leftover
 
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This goes back to WWII when me dad (at least that's what he told me) was fighting in N. Africa. He said that the Italian tanks they came across had gearboxes fitted backwards. So they had 4 reverse gears and 1 forwards...but knowing me dad, I'd take that with a bit of salt and a lot of parmesan!
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