What Are Car Talk Fans Called? Tappetheads?

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Staff Blog | May 03, 2012

Dear Tom and Ray,

Rush Limbaugh has Dittoheads, Jimmy Buffet has Parrotheads, and the Grateful Dead has Deadheads. What are loyal listeners of Car Talk called?


This note from a listener got us thinking. But thinking makes us tired, so after about five minutes of that painful exercise, we called it quits.

Our brand-new word is "Tappetheads." Think you can do better? We think so, too! Check out the listener photo album for inspiration, and leave your ideas in the comments below.

One of the earliest sightings of a Tappethead in his native habitat. (Roman from New York)

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