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flivver

(ˈflɪvɚ)
n. an old car. (Once a nickname for the Model-T Ford.) Whose flivver is that parked out in the street?
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Ford and his Model T, or Tin Lizzies and Flivvers as they were nicknamed, were so successful that they outgrew the Piquette plant by 1910.
This leads to a scene in my mind of Bush, Cheney, Powell, Rice and (possibly) Rumsfeld all decked out in the black garb of the Keystone Kops hopping into their flivvers and tearing off in five different directions in pursuit of a baddie who is hiding around the corner watching them.
But we can probably count on one thing: It won't be much like the lives of that ``typical family of the 21st century,'' the Jetsons, with their airborne flivvers and space-age styles.
The task for the Negro artist, then, is to observe the confusion of rusting flivvers, vanishing forests, migratory populations and expiring faiths which confronts him and reveal its meaning in a felicitous manner.
From the unlikely beginnings of rickety flivvers and a tent city grew the annual migration that's supplied so much of Sarasota's prosperity.
This exciting event held in conjunction with the Gladney Cup golf tournament, will take you back in time to the dawn of golf in America, an era of flappers, flivvers, and flaming youth