Sunday, February 1, 2009

Cribbage and car makers...

From Columbus Dispatch.com:

"...Kenneth Green, a tall, bony, cribbage-loving fan of the Detroit Tigers, left his family's farm outside the village of Morrice and traveled about 25 miles to become a tool-and-die maker for Oldsmobile.

When son Richard turned 18, he followed his dad's career, breaking only for a stint in the Marines.

At Oldsmobile, Richard's starting wage was about $2 an hour. More than money, what made being an autoworker especially appealing was security.

"If you went to work here, you were a good employee, and you did things right, you'd have a job for life," Richard Green said..."

Full story...

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