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    (1921- )
    Founded by Emanuel 'Manny' Rosenfeld, Maurice 'Moe' Strauss and W. Graham 'Jack' Jackson
    Manny-'Pep Boys'
    Moe-'Cars Like Us'
    Jack-'People Love Us
    Their heads are thrice the size of their bodies.
    Their name was stolen from 'Pep Valve Grinding Compound,' calling themselves 'Pep Auto Supplies.'
    They shortened it to 'Pep Boys' due to a Philadelphia A policeman who's beat was near their first shop, would suggest to drivers with problems go see the 'boys' at Pep, so they shorten their name to 'Pep Boys.'
    Jack left the Pep Boys and his caricature is actually Moe's brother, Isaac (Izzy) Strauss. Manny's brother, Murray, replace Izzy but the face of Jack is still that of Izzy.
    They constantly smile.
    The company survived the Great Depression and World War II.
    Starting as one store in Philadelphia, they grew to 628 stores in 36 states and Puerto Rico.
    They are involved with the PHSA (Philadelphia High School Academies) which sometime includes employment at Pep Boys (1995).
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 20 Votes: 45.00% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 125 Votes: 57.60% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 602 Votes: 56.31% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 23 Votes: 60.87% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 27 Votes: 62.96% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 38 Votes: 68.42% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 73 Votes: 69.86% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 132 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 245 Votes: 68.16% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 270 Votes: 68.89% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 698 Votes: 66.19% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1724 Votes: 74.59% Annoying
 
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