Tin lizzy

Tin lizzy

Slang for early automobiles, usually Ford Model Ts.
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It was built at the company's Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit and became known as the Tin Lizzy in America.
Pre-festival meet and greets and a film night will be held at the Tin Lizzy Lounge in the MarQueen Hotel.
One writer dismissed it as another of Henry's publicity stunts, and said the so-called "tractor" was nothing more than a Tin Lizzy with different wheels.
Other artists performing at Feile this year include Eddi Reader, Banda Bassotti, tribute legends Tin Lizzy and The Kopy Kat Killers.
I'm not the first man to liken a car to a woman: Henry Ford had his Tin Lizzy, and I'd bet Karl Benz had a pet name for his Patent Motor Car -- Patty, perhaps?
Profits, he found, could be made by setting low prices for high volume--and the highly productive auto worker could be well paid so he too could afford to buy a Tin Lizzy.
Known by several aliases, Tin Lizzy has been in trouble with the law before and is not happy to be embroiled in another unlawful scenario.
of Terre Haute was one of the first to manufacture an enhanced trailer attachment to the rear of a standard Tin Lizzy.
Commemorating the first, pre-assembly line years of the Tin Lizzy, the extraordinary red showpiece is hand assembled from more than 100 individual parts, with an authentically detailed engine, fully appointed interior, realistic working features and more.
She has owned her boat - the Tin Lizzy - for three years and she was very impressed with the route through Warwickshire.