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Gentle Giant

Gentle Giant

The infamous Joor Muffler Man

Escondido's Joor Muffler Man has been at the corner of East Valley Parkway and Juniper for over thirty years.
What makes him special are the seasonal makeovers he endures.
Every December, the Joor is swaddled in 50 yards of red corduroy fabric and turned into a Muffler Santa.
In October, he has been known to sport a pumpkin head.

Other indignities have not been the intention of the Joor's owner.
He's been shot with arrows, diapered and soiled with oozing mud by high school pranksters
and one year, his Santa pants were set on fire. [anon., 12/01/1997]

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Walter O. Koenig14-Mar-2008 21:17
Nice self portrait Dan. I like your new camera. Which end do you look into, or is it a two way job?
dane09-Feb-2008 04:31
Walk softly but carry a big muff...
Linda Willets09-Feb-2008 02:58
Seen this man before..
Gail Davison09-Feb-2008 00:05
Gail Davison09-Feb-2008 00:05
it took me some time to work out what a muffler was... we don't get them in the UK
J. Scott Coile08-Feb-2008 23:26
Poor fella ;-)
Cooper 08-Feb-2008 22:59
Why is he infamous? What does he do with that giant muffler?
J. Scott Coile08-Feb-2008 22:25
Nice SP ;-)
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