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Ford seizes domain name of reputable Lancashire company

NEWFORD Parts Centre, Abbey Village, Lancashire, sells car parts. Ford was unhappy that the company was listed on the internet as So. Ford sued. And won. Ford motors says Newford Parts Centre  was “trading off its fame, history and reputation to boost its own business”. The company had been trading on that web address for 14 years online, and 40 years offline.

Images from the offending website looks like this:


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Posted: 30th, May 2013 | In: Technology | Comment

What is this very long advert for?

HOW long does it take you find out what his advert is for? For thsoe of you who can’t be bothered to watch the entire thing, the answer is below:

Ford cars.

Posted: 26th, October 2012 | In: The Consumer | Comment

Ford Wins: James Bond Loses

IN Quantum of Solace, Bond drives a crappy Ford 4×4.

Chris Hafner gags on it

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Posted: 5th, December 2008 | In: Technology | Comment

GM Ford And Crysler Keep The American Dream Burning

THREE CEOs – Rick Wagoner of GM, Alan Mulally of Ford, and Robert Nardelli of Chrysler – are supporting the beleaguered trade in private jets by refusing to travel by anything else.

As ABC news reports:

THE CEOs of the big three automakers flew to the nation’s capital yesterday in private luxurious jets to make their case to Washington that the auto industry is running out of cash and needs $25 billion in taxpayer money to avoid bankruptcy. Even as their companies fail, Ford and GM CEOs continue lavish lifestyles.

Hats off to the trio for reminding the politicos wrestling with the economic crisis what it is Americans are fighting for. It’s the American dream, stoopid.

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Posted: 20th, November 2008 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (8)

Lottery Winner Buys UK Bank

IANTHE Fullager stuffed her winning lottery ticket down her bra. She is “BOOM AND BUST” (Sun), and being wooed by the banking sector.

Fullager of Fullager & Bingley Brothers now has more money than the entire banking sector combined, and as such a commands the Sun’s front page.

“I wanted to keep my ticket where I thought no-one would look for it,” says the 18-year-old, who may need to reconsider her hiding places give her new levels of attractiveness.

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Posted: 1st, October 2008 | In: Money, Tabloids | Comments (13)

What Not To Do When You Win The Lottery

Ianthe Fullagar, of Ravenglass, w2ins £7million on the Lottery.

The 18-year-old, who hid her winning ticket in her bra, is organising an Egyptian holiday and wants a Ford Ka.

The saddest story of the day…

Thanks June


Posted: 30th, September 2008 | In: Strange But True | Comment