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Alec Issigonis

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Who is Alec Issigonis?

Alec Issigonis: Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, CBE, FRS, RDI was a Greek-British designer of cars, now remembered chiefly for the groundbreaking and influential development of the Mini, launched by the British Motor Corporation in 1959.

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Google previewOxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (2013)

by Gyles Brandreth

Alec Issigonis Commercialism is doing well that which should not be done. see also CIVIL SERVANTS, MANAGEMENT 1 A memorandum is written ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

It was Alec Issigonis, the designer of the Morris Minor and Mini cars, who said that 'A camel is a horse designed by a committee'.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (2007)

by Elizabeth Knowles

oral tradition Eug` ene Ionesco • Alija Izetbegovi ́c 163 Alec Issigonis 1906–88 Turkish-born British car ...

Google previewLittle Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2014)

by Julia Cresswell

Alec Issigonis, the designer of the Morris Minor and Mini cars, coined 'A ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

of Russian descent—Sir Peter Ustinov Britishborn South African statesman— Rhodes British canine emblem—bulldog British car designer of Morris Minor—Sir Alec Issigonis British Caribbean dependency—Cayman Islands British comedian ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

A camel is a horse designed by a committee (Alec Issigonis), A cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured, ...

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