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#1430: The Andy Letter

Original Air Date: 07.26.2014
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This week on Car Talk, do two people who don’t know what they’re talking about know more or less than one person who doesn’t know what he’s talking about? Andy thinks Tom and Ray’s recent “pas-de-deux of breath-taking speculation” may have answered this question definitively.
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