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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Plenty more amusing ones HERE. (Warning: contains some profanity.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Or that Chevrolet executives never considered what Mexicans and other Hispanophones would think of a car called a Nova. ("No va" means "doesn't go" in Spanish.)
    If I recall correctly, GM actually rolled out the Chevy Nova in Mexico and were puzzled at first by the disappointing sales numbers. But that may be an embellishment of the actual story.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    If I recall correctly, GM actually rolled out the Chevy Nova in Mexico and were puzzled at first by the disappointing sales numbers. But that may be an embellishment of the actual story.
    Here is some additional context for the Chevy Nova legend.

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    It's not worth disagreeing about. Let bygones be bygones and BioNs be BioNs.
    Shouldn't we be letting BioNs be BeeoNs?

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    Re: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    And a big supporter of mass transit.
    Once again I regret voting against the Dislike button.

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