Ah, yes. Automobile banter. One of the essentials of holiday chatter when more than a few adults have gathered around a fireplace or a TV. Who’s got what, and how its just a tad better than how your’s does that. I imagine a lot of the conversation volume this time around will be governed by…
Ah, yes. Automobile banter. One of the essentials of holiday chatter when more than a few adults have gathered around a fireplace or a TV. Who’s got what, and how its just a tad better than how your’s does that. I imagine a lot of the conversation volume this time around will be governed by gasoline and mileage and hybrid technology and the sort. Drop in a few nuggets about how you’re doing your thing to be good to the planet, and you’ve got your green halo on.
And then switch on the XBox.
If you didn’t get the “green halo”, “XBox” thing I just did; well, you’re not one of the five gazillion who call each other Master Chief. And that’s probably a good thing, given that, y’know; someone dies at the end.
Back to the automotrivia. If you’ve been watching good TV, you’ve probably seen all the Maybachs and the Phantoms in all those episodes of Cribs that you’ll never admit to watching with all the earnest that you do. You probably know that Bugatti’s Veyron can do interesting things when there’s a good driver in the seat and the secret key’s in the secret keyhole under the seat.
If you’re really on your A-game, you probably know who the Stig is, and what the dynamic duo’s been yakking around on the other side of the pond. There’s some really good data on that show, so if you haven’t started watching, here’s another suggestion into that bundle of notes that you’re going to draw from to make up your New Year’s resolutions. Plural. Always keep those in the plural.
But, even if you were all that and then some, you’ve probably missed what’s going on in the back of the stables that rear one of the most commonly-seen workhorses on the roads we take to work on a regular basis.
So, what have you missed exactly, you wonder? You’ve read the papers on a regular basis, and been regular with your morning blogroll unravel (heh..yeah, I was hoping you’d think that) and you don’t seem to recall anything.
Well, now that you appreciate the keen-eyed, ears-to-the-ground journalism that I do for y’all, here come the goods: