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  • Those of the early - to late-1950s had chrome cones that protuded from the front bumpers and were nicknamed "Dagmars," referring to the ample endowment of a television starlet of the day.

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  • But far as we can tell, Name is the exorbitant creation of a single human being who is known only by the name of “Toadex Hobogrammathon,” the same person who created the Jarry-esque, day-glo colored website Dagmars Chili Pitas, the only “poetry” blog that renders even the marginal trappings of the format itself — such as the date, tables, fonts, colors, etc. — fodder for its neo-Dada somersaults.

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  • Dagmars disappeared in 1959, when Cadillacs instead got the biggest tail fins ever appended to a vehicle that didn't fly.

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  • By 1974, the Series III E-Type front end had been comically fitted with blocky, black-rubber Dagmars.



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