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BowTie Trivia

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ntsqd, Nov 6, 2004.

  1. ntsqd

    ntsqd 1/2 ton status

    Nov 28, 2002
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    So. CA
    From a Class 8 racer on a Dezert Racing list:

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    While watching Speed Channel today, a trivia question was asked,

    "What year was the "Bowtie" first used as an emblem for Chevrolet ?"

    The answer : 1913

    In 1909, one of the Chevrolet brothers was staying in a hotel in France, and noticed the design on the hotel room wallpaper. He tore off a corner and brought it back to the US with him, thinking it might be a good design for the company emblem.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Wonder if that wallpaper is still in print?
  2. boz42

    boz42 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

    Jun 3, 2003
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    Hopewell, Tn 38058
    i don't like walpaper but i think i could find a room in the house to do it to, if i could find that wallpaper.

    i wonder if the wife would let me do the living room w/ it /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

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