Date: Sun, 30 Nov 1997 20:05:16 -0500

From: Gerald Cohen gcohen[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UMR.EDU

Subject: Re: Nova (the car)

At 12:37 PM 11/27/97 -0500, Gerald Cohen wrote:

Also, too, although the "Ich bin ein Berliner" item should be removed

from Mr. Crotty's list, the overall list itself is an interesting one. The

marketing of the Nova ("It doesn't go") in Latin America--with its

disastrously low sales for a while and with no one in management aware of

the implication of the car's name--is breathtaking in retrospect.

Apparently management was aware of the issue. This is taken from the

alt.folklore.urban web page (