The Truth About Cars » 1904 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:24:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.1 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars » 1904 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Car Wreck Humor, 1904 Style: Is That My Eye On the Dashboard? No, That’s One Of My Ears! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/car-wreck-humor-1904-style-is-that-my-eye-on-the-dashboard-no-thats-one-of-my-ears/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/car-wreck-humor-1904-style-is-that-my-eye-on-the-dashboard-no-thats-one-of-my-ears/#comments Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480925 These days, with the nanny-state enforcers of IngSoc and Agenda 21 mandating 3,000 pounds of safety gear on each new motor vehicle, it’s refreshing to hear that folks in the very early days of motoring got some good yuks out of the idea of impalement on the tiller of a curved-dash Olds. We’ve dug up this 1904 Cal Stewart recording of “Uncle Josh In An Automobile” to demonstrate.

Yes, those “benzene buggies” and “kerosene wagons” seemed like intergalactic starships back 109 years ago, and a scratchy 78 was the state-of-the-art medium for pop-culture commentary on the subject. Thanks to Archive.org for the music!

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