Illustration: Ford of Germany

It wasn’t widely reported, but many ex-Jedis found their way to Earth in the mid 20th century, where they settled in Europe and bought Ford Taunus wagons. Though technically prohibited, a number still enjoyed using the Force.

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autojunkie
Autojunkie

Now I know you’re just doing this on purpose to annoy me, dude. It’s “Taunus” and not “Tanus”. It’s one thing to pronounce a name incorrectly, but you also keep spelling it incorrectly too.