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TOM: His brother-in-law was in the business. Did I give this answer already?

RAY: Yeah, I think so. No, he chose black not because it was the cheapest paint, rather because it was the fastest-drying paint. He wanted to make sure that the paint job didn't stay wet long enough to collect dust and whatever.

TOM: When you got --

RAY: Gizzip them off the assembly line.

TOM: Don't forget, at this time, the roller had not yet been invented. So, they were using nylon brushes to paint these --

RAY: Not nylon. Horse hair.

TOM: Horse hair. Nylon had not been invented yet either.

RAY: Exactly.

TOM: Of course.

RAY: It didn't come until World War II.

TOM: That's right.

RAY: Who's our winner this week?

TOM: OK. The winner is Eric Schultz from Al-bu-quirk-qway, New Mexico.

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