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Edsel's Folly

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Edsel's Folly

You gotta give credit to old Henry Ford!

   He made the Model "T", a car folks could afford.

      But along came Edsel who created a well-known heap!

         His infamous Edsel would've made the Old Man weep!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 2/22/2013 7:29:00 AM

    Fun. Brevity is the best way to explain that old heap.

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 12:01:00 PM

    Well, it was definitely a very different kind of car..Enjoyed your Clerihew..Thanks for stopping by..It is good to know that Vera is still on the mend..Sara

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 7:58:00 PM

    Hello Bob, interesting clerihew... I read about Ford, and why he made the model T... thank you for sharing the interesting thought on Edsel... xox~PD

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 9:52:00 AM

    I always love seeing your poems Robert, they bring so much joy. Wishing you and Vera a very lovely weekend. Hugs and luv, Gail

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 9:18:00 AM

    great title and a wonderful clerihew!

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 12:30:00 AM

    Great write Bob. It could be that the Edsel was just too far ahead of its time. Push button controls on a car still might be a thing of the future. But the Edsel will forever be linked with a complete engineering and marketing flop.

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 12:18:00 AM

    cute one, Robert!

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 9:22:00 PM

    Welcome back Robert, I missed your poetry xxx

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 8:15:00 PM

    This is a masterful Clerihew, an awesome display of poetry! You have written a lovely poem this evening! What an amazing piece, Great Work!!