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They have a website, too. With more videos, and more hot Romanian girls! Whoo-Hoo!
OK, maybe this is well-known to most people, but I had no idea.
Did you know that Mariska Hargitay, of Law and Order SVU fame:
Was in the back seat of this car:
When it crashed into the back of a tractor trailer, tragically killing Mariska’s mother, Jayne Mansfield, Sam Brody and Ronnie Harrison:
I of course knew about the circumstances of Jayne Mansfield’s death, but I had no idea whatsoever that Mariska Hargitay was her daughter, and that she was actually injured in the accident.
I’m a big fan of SVU, and I’ve always liked Ms. Hargitay’s character, and I’ve just been doing some reading about her, and found out that she is the founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, whose mission is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse and to shed light into the darkness that surrounds these issues. Bravo!
Jayne Mansfield spoke five languages, and was a classically trained pianist and violinist. Sad that all our culture remembers is her boobs and her death.
I will be the KING and get all the hot Romanian chicks! Bwah-hah-hah-hah!!
I’m sure those engines will burn pretty much any combustible liquid. That’s good for the environment, right?
The saddest little, underpowered, over-polluting car ever. But so CUTE!!
Introduced in 1957, the car was named Trabant in honor of the Sputnik sattellite. Trabant means “fellow traveler” in latin, which is the latin way to say “Sattellite.” They have become a cultural icon. They are affectionately known as “Trabbi.”
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