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#0547: My Son In-Law Is an Ingrate!

Original Air Date: 11.19.2005

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In this week’s show, the gift that went over like a Bricklin. What do you do when your father-in-law gives you a 1971 classic… piece of junk? Tom and Ray give Rich some tips on how to unburden himself. Ray reveals why he’ll bring a pair of mittens and a shop heater along the next time Tom takes him out to lunch. Also, Jean learns an expensive lesson when she finds out why it’s best not to feed kibble to your car. Plus—nyuk nyuk nyuk - insights into the Three Stooges gender gap. This, and much more!

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This Week's Puzzler

When do you read the English language from bottom to top? Find out!

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Which of the 20,000 lights will still be on in the end? Find out!

Show Open Topic

Men and women laugh at different cartoons. Women must decide if something’s funny, but men laugh more quickly – doesn’t take a lot of analysis to know that getting poked in the eye is funny.

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