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#0508: Shut Up You Guys, I Love My Yugo!

Original Air Date: 02.20.2005

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In this week's hour of Car Talk, we get an earful from the world's biggest fan of the world's worst car. Father Brian proselytizes on the merits of the much maligned Yugo. Louella wants to know if she should teach her teenagers how to drive a stick shift. And have you ever heard of a car healing itself? How about a disappearing oil leak? Denise serves up a spooky mystery for the Tappets to ponder. Plus, a little scientific insight into the male brain, and its uncanny ability to be brilliant and utterly stupid at the same time. Hey! We've been doing that for years! All that and more in this week’s show.

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This Week's Puzzler

How could this ancient car's headlights still be on? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

What were they doing that made 90 more than 100? Find out!

Show Open Topic

The male brain and its propensity for extremes: brilliance and incompetence.

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by estherjb

More laughter than usual even, and good advice mixed in. Good callers and stories.

Favorite Moment: Teaching the girls to drive a stick and you guys say she might have to make a quick escape from the Greek Island. Funny

A Unified Theory Explaining YOUR BRAINS!

Recent neuroscience might be onto something here.

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