Tin lizzy

Tin lizzy

Slang for early automobiles, usually Ford Model Ts.
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In 1918 the model T Ford had been in production for 10 years and had a nickname of "Tin Lizzy" or "Flivver".
It was built at the company's Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit and became known as the Tin Lizzy in America.
That's why all 11 locations of Atlanta-based Tin Lizzy's Cantina's now offer 30 different premium tequilas.
Tin Lizzy's best-selling Margaritas are The TLC (Lunazul 100% blue agave bianco tequila, Agavero orange liqueur and sour mix; Thai basil (1800 coconut tequila, agave nectar, fresh muddled lemons, basil and sour mix); and the Grand Patron Rita (Patron silver tequila, Grand Marnier and sour mix).
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.
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. At the same time, reports John Chamberlain in The Roots of Capitalism, the rise in wages at Ford attracted more efficient workers and improved the productivity of those already on the job.
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. The crude automotive appendage, marketed as "the Gilkie" consisted of a steel body with a canvas-top tent trailer.
Following the much admired model of Henry Ford's River Rouge plant in Detroit, the motor-mad dictator wanted the Volkswagen company to produce the German version of Ford's hugely successful "Tin Lizzy." However, after initial trials the Association of German Motor Car Producers refused to cooperate, as they rightly argued that the whole project was uneconomical.
She has owned her boat - the Tin Lizzy - for three years and she was very impressed with the route through Warwickshire.