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As Read on Car Talk

Man, do we get some wacko mail!

Collected right here is all the fine correspondence that Tom or Ray has read on the air on Car Talk. If you heard it on the show, you'll find it here.

2009
December 26 Worst Analogies in High School Essays
 
December 19 Irreverent Thieves
 
December 19 Dartmouth in Need of More Math Puzzlers
 
December 12 Slightly Fractured Hanukkah Songs
 
December 5 Actual Headlines
 
November 28 Two Bear Scientists
 
November 21 Things You'll Never Catch Dad Saying
 
November 14 More Great Comebacks to Pickup Lines
 
November 7 Things Mom Would Never Say
 
October 31 Molly Gets A New Car
 
October 31 Accidental Accident Reports
 
October 17 You Know It's Time to Diet When...
 
October 10 The Cost of Growing Tomatoes
 
October 2 The world's funniest jokes?
 
September 26 Great Quotes from Steven Wright
 
September 19 Responses to Lousy Pick Up Lines
 
September 19 A Woman and a Man Meet on a Train
 
September 12 A Course in... Stupidity
 
September 12 Proper Brownie-to-Mechanic Ratio
 
September 12 Worst Opening Lines Ever
 
September 5 Automotive Haikus
 
September 5 Stealing Your Thunder and Deja vu
 
August 29 A "Grammy and the Cake" story - from Ireland
 
August 29 Things we've learned from the movie industry
 
August 29 Painful puns (though blissfully short)
 
August 22 Male-Female Translations
 
August 15 Corollaries to Murphy's Law
 
August 15 Right Person, Right Job?
 
August 15 Dealing with a Car Salesman
 
August 8 Treat Us with Silent Contempt, Please
 
August 8 Auto Repair Magic
 
July 25 Real Excuses Received by Schoolteachers
 
July 25 Fun Things to Do in an Elevator
 
July 18 All Time Most Confounding Puzzler?
 
July 11 Advice for Americans Traveling to France
 
July 11 Bad Puns
 
July 4 The Ford Is My Auto, I Shall Not Want Another
 
July 4 Why Dogs Are Better than Men
 
June 27 Horses Not to Bet On
 
June 20 Reasons Why Some Men Choose Dogs Over Wives
 
June 13 Ray Goes Out On a Limb
 
June 6 Does Car Talk affect mental acuity?
 
June 6 Craig Damrauer
 
June 6 Math and word equations
 
May 30 Ireland's Worst Driver
 
May 23 Our Effect on Vegetables
 
May 16 Department of Inadvertent Educational Benefit
 
May 16 Our Favorite Fiat Jokes
 
May 9 Wisdom from Woody Allen
 
May 9 New Use for Your Show
 
May 2 Beware the Mother Tongue...
 
April 25 A Pain in my Ears
 
April 18 The Many Benefits of Car Talk
 
April 18 Ingenious Financial Planning
 
April 11 Marital Wisdom from All Over
 
April 11 Categorizing the Car Talk Podcast
 
April 4 Licensing the Snort?
 
April 4 Signs That Your Company Is Going Under
 
March 28 The Perils of Cigars in Pipes
 
March 28 The effect of your show on my lizard
 
March 21 Andrew's Auto Parts Predicament
 
March 21 Sleep Deprivation in Iraq - and Car Talk
 
March 14 Handy Latin Phrases
 
March 7 Better Identification of Stupid People
 
February 28 Legal Observations
 
February 21 Mechanics rank above car salesmen in honesty poll
 
February 14 Questionable Wisdom
 
February 7 The Department of Full Disclosure
 
February 7 Last Voices?
 
January 31 A poignant elephant tale (well, sort of...)
 
January 31 A Strange Coincidence?
 
January 24 Ken's Automotive-Relationship Bind
 
January 17 The Wisdom of Groucho Marx
 
January 3 Polka Punishment
 
January 3 Truth about Arup Gupta
 


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