130225 Famous Last Words 13: A Little Knowledge

A little knowledge is supposed to be a dangerous thing. Frank Westworth has a little knowledge, but worries about those with less…

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The engines, though, are identical. Outraged Of Sussex, however, knows different. He knows that the engines are different. He knows this because back in the 1940s he and a mate took some engines apart and the con rods were different. He also knew (and wrote to tell me) that the author of the feature, being female, could not get her facts right. A strange view and irrelevant to Norton history, but he felt a need to point it out. More than once. I corrected him by email. He didn’t read the email so I was plainly a cad and was ignoring him. Hence … the problem.”

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