A listener writes in with a nice historical anecdote (documented in the next link).
#0608: Putting the Kibosh on a Cold War Leak
Original Air Date: 02.25.2006
A young man wants to marry the farmer’s daughter. How many apples must he pick from this tricky orchard? Find out!
When unemployed Confederate soldiers returned home from the Civil War, they carried a tool with them, and the name of the tool became part of a common word. What was it? Find out!
The USS Nautilus once had a leak in their atomic reactor cooling system. How did they fix it? 140 cans of “Stop Leak!”