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post #1 of 3 Old 02-01-2010, 06:55 PM Thread Starter
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Where Did The Name JEEP Come From?

Many Jeep authrorities claim the name was taken from the Popeye's cartoon character "Eugene The Jeep". (see my avatar) Because Eugene could go where no one else could and solve problems other's could not.

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Just watched The Discovery Channel this afternoon. Did a complete story on the History of the Jeep. Quit Interesting on how it got it's Start.
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post #3 of 3 Old 05-09-2010, 02:35 PM
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Jeep comes from the army name for the vechicle. General Purpose or GP.
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