The Mysterious Event in the Lincoln Mark V.

The Puzzler

RAY: What Les saw that day was his odometer go to all nines, and because he has an older car -- it then went to all zeros.

TOM: Oh yeah. That doesn't happen anymore.

RAY: Right. Because all the newer cars have six-digit displays, and they can go to 999,999 before they turn over, and that's why no one's going to see their odometer get to all zeros again

Anyway, who's our winner?

TOM: The winner this week is Jeffrey Ostrander from Sallisaw, Oklahoma. And for having his answer selected at random from among all the correct answers that we got, Jeffrey's going to get a 26-dollar gift certificate to the Shameless Commerce Division at where he can get a copy of our latest CD which is called, "Doesn't Anybody Screen These Calls? Calls about Cars and Animals." These are real animals we're talking about, you know, llamas, dogs, and goats. Not just irate callers.

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