Fw: [Groop]A multitude of replies or suggestions and topics
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chschechner at ev1.net
Thu Apr 17 13:46:38 PDT 2003
Do you hum because you don't know the words?
>Chet and Gary,
> Thanks for your responses. I don't remember ever buying GROO stickers,
>but now I'll have to sort through my collection.
> I thought Gary may have it right, because I do have Death of Groo. It's
>the #51 that has me confused. Did I miss 50 other items, whatever they are?
> Anyway, I'll have to take some time from my Spring chores and get that
>sticker back where it belongs. Thanks for giving me some targets.
> I know what "jeep" means! It's a derivative of GP which stood for General
>Purpose vehicle, which were funny, square, olive drab colored cars during
>WWII and after. The forerunner to the HMMWV.
> Coincidentally, "Jeep" is also part of my namesake. E.C. Segar
>(1894-1938) created a comic creature with extraordinary powers called
>"Eugene the Jeep". When I was named, "Eugene" was as popular as "Britney",
>"Jennifer", or "Condolleezza" are today.
>Gene the Hummer
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