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0 to 60 in 50 Feet? Now That Is a Heck of a Car

When I was a kid growing up my Uncle Jim was an engineer for Black and Veach. You recognize them more readily as Black and Decker. Coming home from work one evening he was stopped by a Motorcycle cop who claimed that he was doing 45 in a 25 mph speed zone. Uncle Jim took the ticket and made note of where the officer was and the fact that he was NOT at the time on the motorcycle. Later the next day he went back and measured the distance. When it was time for the court appearance Uncle Jim walked into the court sans attorney. He got to ask the officer a few questions. He asked him how far was he from his motorcycle at the time he clocked him. The officer answered. Uncle Jim put it on his slide rule. He asked him how far they were from the spo...

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