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#1018: The Bozone Layer

Original Air Date: 05.01.2010

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This week on Car Talk, we introduce a new word, courtesy of the Washington Post. It's "bozone" and it's defined as the protective layer around stupid people that keeps them that way. You'll hear bozone in full effect, as Tom and Ray try to diagnose a Ford with a saggy accelerator, a CRX that sounds like a marching band rolling down the highway, and a Jeep that stalls when you shift gears. Also, Tommy's automotive soul mate checks in, an Easter egg goes rogue in a Miata, and the Puzzler heads out to the drag strip. All this and lots more, this week on Car Talk.

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This Week's Puzzler

What's going on with the tire pressure on the drag racers? See if you can figure it out. Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

What do these words have in common: pig, table, cab, real, yet, and ride? Find out!

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Poorly translated signs from around the world.

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    Show Review - 1166

    by Anonymous

    The Duke's CTscan

    by martym

    Hilarious AND informative as usual.

    Favorite Moment: All moments were favorites.

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