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Old 09-15-2008, 04:24 PM
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Default Re: Don't DROOL on your keyboards...

Originally Posted by eDJ View Post
If you take a look at that Brough Superior SS100, that's the same model of Brough that T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) was killed on in 1935.
Incidentally there were two manufacturers had models called the SS100 - Brough and Jaguar... post 1945 the jaguar was canned or renamed (im not sure which) because of the connotations of the SS moniker.

Strange to say but until the Germans got hold of it - the Swastika was a sign generally held to be of good luck (with the arms pointing the other way) as it was an ancient representation of the sun disc..

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