31st March 2012

History Is Written By Whom Exactly?

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“Might that make an interesting blog entry? Get the fanboys chatting? Wouldn’t need to be much more than what you had below, cleaned up and toned down a half-shade.” So said our technical director, Frank Markus. I had fired off an angry email to him concerning a line in our story about the new Mercedes-Benz SL, “It is the 60th anniversary of the SL’s series.” Now, math isn’t my strong suit, but the first Mercedes-Benz 300SL was on sale in 1954. According to my iPhone, today is 2012. That’s only 58 years, right?

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