How could the guy who discovered gems like this now be accused of research fraud????

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  1. Mr Punch Says:

    I don’t know — seems like a possible explanation of the longtime dominance of scary little cars like Fiat and Renault in their home markets.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Mr Punch: LOL.

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