Anyone who grew up in the ’60s, ’70s or ’80s and says they didn’t want to be just like Fonzi is either a liar, a miscreant or a woman. The man was an icon and even all these years later the “Fonzie Touch” is a still a popular term, used to describe the habit of hitting electrical equipment in order to make it work. Like we all do with our computers from time to time.
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Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with well over a million monthly readers from around the world and many hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.