Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 10:49:00 -0600
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From: bueses <bueses@EARTHLINK.NET>
Subject: Re: Patron Saints for Vanagons?
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> There's not a single patron saint for VW's but these four should about cover
> a trip across country in a Vanagon.
> St. Anthony of Padua - Travelers
> St. Frances of Rome - Motorists
> St. Rita - Impossible Causes
> St. Dymphna - Insanity
> but ... but ... but ... what about St. Christopher???
> St. Constance ... patron saint of CV joints.
> St. Axel ........ i'll let you guess on this one. :)
> St. Gaston ...... carburetors, fuel injection, fuel pumps, gas tanks.
> and so on. perhaps this could be your assignment for Phrydaye. :)
> unca joel
>And let's not leave out my personal guide, Saint Sarah, the patron saint of
>Hmmm... I guess John Muir (of the Idiot's Guide fame) is not a Saint.
>Of course he is. He's the Patron Saint of Complete Idiots!
>Saint John of Wolfsburg
Thanks Unca Joel,
Your report is the most convincing & well thought out response, although I
think everyone did a good job of passing away the dog days of summer
pursuing my dubious post!
Since St. C was the only Patron Saint I really knew of, I ASSummed it was to
obvious to be appropriate, & I am wrong again! In any event, taking poetic
license liberties w/ Vanagon Patron Saints allowed for a more stimulating
conversation, wouldn't you agree?
Thanks to all who contributed to the discussion- my apologies to all who
Tom B.-52 days till the man burns
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