We've changed the American conversation!

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Staff Blog | Jun 25, 2012

...We didn't say it was for the better! Unfortunately, one of Tom and Ray's more elegant phrases made its way into an otherwise legitimate, respectable retail transaction.

Here's the story, sent in by a listener:

Dear Tom and Ray,

A few weeks ago, a caller asked about "Bar's Leaks." I decided to give it a try, and made my way to the automotive shop. When I walked in, my mind went blank (probably from listening to all of  Car Talk), and I completely forgot the name of the product. When a salesman asked what I was looking for, I responded, "I'm looking for that head gasket stuff that looks like liquified rabbit turds."

His response was, "You listen to Car Talk, don't you?"


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