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Old 11-06-2013, 09:17 AM   #51
Red9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by J_White View Post
I'm surprised he knew it was German...

Twice in the last few years, in friendly conversations with
Harley riders along the way, found out that they thought the
"B" in BMW stood for "British"

One even seemed to want to argue about it, like he didn't
believe me

Wonder how many others think that?
I think often it is the 'build quality' that leads them to believe it may be British... (sarcasm)

Or the fact that Germany doesn't start with a B. 'Bayerische' isn't exactly a word heard every day...
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