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Last Update: 02-19-2017
May 1975


How to raise automotive trivia to an art form.

Did you ever get the feeling that your head is filled to overflowing with totally useless garbage? I once spent an agonizing semester digesting everything ever recorded about the Punic Wars. I even racked up a B + on the final exam, but no one has asked me, not even once, about the Punic Wars since. Naturally, I realize I am not atone in this. Each one of us, however badly educated and cloddish our minds, has our own little storehouse of extraneous knowledge. I suppose it all goes to make up a richer you. bot golly Ned. why do I know so many useless things and so damn few pertinent, relevant, dynamic facts?. . .

Copyright: 1975 Car and Driver