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RAY: Hi, we're back. You're listening to Car Talk with us, Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, and we're here to talk about cars, car repair and the solution to the "cleave-sanction" Puzzler. We amassed all of the responses. There was a mass.

TOM: Well, repeat the question, if you would?

RAY: I would. I'll repeat the question because it was, what? Ten weeks ago.

TOM:Ten! It seems like it was 10 years ago!

RAY: We said that there were at least two words in the English language...

TOM: That we knew.

RAY: That are their own antonyms. That we knew about.

TOM: Yeah.

RAY: We knew there was one more but we couldn't remember it, and Stanley Zadonick couldn't remember it either, and he's the one that gave us this damned Puzzler 10 years ago. And we mentioned the two that the three of us remembered, which are "cleave"...

TOM: Which means to hold onto and to separate from.

RAY: To separate. And to "sanction."

TOM: Which means to give approval.

RAY: Or disapproval.

TOM: Right.

RAY: Exactly. OK, now, and there was a third one, which we couldn't remember, and we said if there's a third one, there must be a hundred and third ones. Maybe.

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