Man-Made Objects

The Puzzler

TOM: I know the answer.

RAY: What is it?

TOM: The V2 rocket. 1942.

RAY: Long before that--hundreds of years before that - the common whip.

TOM: Sure.

RAY: And the crack you hear is the tip of the whip breaking the sound barrier. I thought it was one of Mom's famous dope slaps. Because sometimes you never know when those are coming, and just like that, faster than the speed of light...

TOM: Yea, 'cos you could never see that hand coming. Then all of a sudden--Boom--to the back of the head.

RAY: Even at her age, 85, she's still able to dish out a dope slap with the best of them.

[ Car Talk Puzzler ]

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