Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2003 09:23:28 -0500
From: tom reingold <>
Subject: Re: Found something nice under the boot floor.

MeatballTurbo wrote: > Used to be tradition at some motor manufacturers for the last worker to > finish a car (or maybe part of the car like metal work box sections) to > leave a coin where it wouldn't be disturbed for luck. Maybe you got a > Swiss Expat finishing your up, or the dealer that sold it to you had > recentley gotton back from a business trip to switzerland, and it fell > out of his pocket while showing you the car/cleaning it pre-delivery? That reminds me. When I was in college, I made my living as a bicycle mechanic. I was unpacking a Peugeot bike (from France) and found in the carton an empty package of Gitanes cigarettes. The worker might have put it in out of laziness, but I like to think of it as a hello to me. -- Tom Reingold IT Guy looking for work in NJ or NYC

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