The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

9 March 2006


The Global Perspective is your host for the 181st edition of Carnival of the Vanities, the first — and, I remind you, still the oldest — of all the weekly blog compendia.

Volkswagen had a Type 181 vehicle, designed for, and used by, the German military. The 181 was produced for twelve years, and was discontinued in 1980. A few of them were imported to the US in the 1970s, and sold as "The Thing."

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