Fender Skirts, Curb Feelers, and Necker Knobs

I haven’t thought about fender skirts in years. When I was a kid, I considered it such a funny term. Made me think of a car in a dress. Thinking about fender skirts started me thinking about other words that quietly disappear from our language with hardly a notice. Like “curb feelers” and “steering or…


What a Difference 30 Years Makes!

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