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#0509: Don't Run Over My Brother!

Original Air Date: 02.27.2005

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In this week's show, Caitlin’s Jeep has a tendency to wander. The scary thing is, she lives right around the corner from us! Can she reign in her roving runaway before we get turned into road chowder? Also, David the mathematician wants to know if turning on the car's lights warms up the car any faster. And, in our latest installment of Stump the Chumps, we find out if Sam turned his cranky Honda lemon into sweet lemonade. All this and a new puzzler that'll make Scrabble junkies drool, this week on Car Talk.

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This Week's Puzzler

What's a seven-letter word with all five vowels that has two meanings? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

How could the headlights still have been working? Was the car haunted? Find out!

Show Open Topic

Answers to some of life’s mysteries, like why we insist on repeatedly vacuuming little pieces of string.

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Great Imponderables

Listener Duncan Reid shares a few puzzling thoughts.

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