Listener Andy thanks Tom and Ray for solving a long-standing problem. Good work, guys! Or was it...
#0743: The Andy Letter Meets The Informational Cascade
Original Air Date: 10.27.2007
From the 'daughters and sons' series. In a certain family, each daughter has the same number of brothers and sisters. Each son has twice as many sisters than brothers. What's the right count? Find out!
From Ray's 'shipping and commerce' series. In colonial times, there was an item of cargo that frequently caused shipwrecks. It is still transported, and probably an item you have in your house today. What is it? Find out!
The Car Talk informational cascade, and the fabled "Andy Letter."