C-TEST

'MY LIFE AND WORK'
by Henry Ford (1922)
In Collaboration With Samuel Crowther
INTRODUCTION (9)
WHAT IS THE IDEA?

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My eff is i the dire of simpl . People i general ha so lit and i costs s much t buy ev the bar necessities (l alone th share o the luxu to wh I th everyone i entitled) bec nearly every that w make i much mo complex th it ne to b . Our clot , our fo , our hous furnishingsall co be mu simpler th they n are a at t same ti be bet looking. Things in pa ages we made i certain wa and mak since th have ju followed.

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Exercise by Michael A. Riccioli (2014)  [Home Page]

With thanks to Lucy Georges for allowing us to use her lovely C-Test programme.

I would also like to thank my son Thomas Riccioli who modified the layout.