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Old 02-16-2011, 07:26 AM   #71
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Old 02-16-2011, 07:45 AM   #72
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...or just "Indian".

Another American icon: Bonneville Salt Flats.

Whattaya'know: here's my Indian at Bonneville Salt Flats

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Basketball and telephone are Canadian.
James Naismith was born in Canada, but came to the US, got a medical degree in Denver, and invented basketball. See: James Naismith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alexander Graham Bell's story is more complicated. Born in Scotland, he eventually emigrated to Canada. Later he was in Boston and performed experiments which led to the telephone in both Brantford, Ontario, and Boston. It appears the first working model was in Boston. Eventually Bell set up a lab in Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, and spent time in both the US and at Baddeck. He became a US citizen. It appears both Canada and the US can claim the telephone. The Wikipedia article is a bit unclear about some of the details of this: Alexander Graham Bell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Canada still has Bachman Turner Overdrive and the Guess Who.

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Sweet 8N! What's with the duct tape and cardboard on brake pedals and running board?
Dunno Walter. That was just a photo I found on Google.
I don't drive the Ns anymore. I went Ford Blue.
Not Iconic like the 8Ns but far superior machines.

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