For example, your entry-level family flivver
may not be as spacious as the family sedan.
Given its sophisticated avionics, high cruising speed and attention to interior and baggage space, the Bristell is clearly conceived as a high-end traveling machine, not a bump-around-the-pattern flivver
The result was some serious catching up to do to get ready to fly my own personal flivver
I was very interested in his course, and one day, as I was coming in from Palo Alto with my old flivver
, I met him walking on Palm Drive, and I picked him up and gave him a ride.
The shift is telling, for Guston made some very vernacular paintings in the interim, such as Edge of Town, 1969, which depicts two cigar-puffing Klansmen driving their flivver
into a white wall.
Williams himself later recalled that he was "hugely excited by what was taking place there," adding that, "on every possible occasion, I went madly in my flivver
to help with the magazine which had saved my life as a writer" (1948, 135).
This is true--the money spent for the new flivver
is not the best of investments.
The extra bulk and weight of a whitewater raft for a float means a more expensive Beaver becomes a two-person flivver
Then, instead of writing a timeline-driven narrative that followed Ford along his journey, Watts divided Ford's life and impact on the world into sections--"The Road to Fame," "The Miracle Maker," "The Flivver
King," "The Long Twilight"--and subsections "Emperor," "Father," "Bigot," etc.
After driving it a few times, my friends with later-model cars called it "The Flivver
," and the name stuck.
Came the eight-hour day, the finance company (after old Italian masters), the flivver
, the radio, TV, and the atom.
Others included the Flivver
, Bouncing Betty, Leaping Lena, the Spirit of St.