Pleased to Meet You!

Mar 12, 2007

RAY: My friend Bob went back to his hometown for Thanksgiving last year and while he is at his parents house sleeping on the couch in his underwear, an old high school friend stops by to visit.

'Hey Bob, good to see you. Boy I bet it's been almost twenty years.'

'You look great,' Bob says. 'Tell me what have you been doing? I hear you've been running your father's gas station?'

'Yeah, but more important than that, I'm married," the friend says. "In fact, I married someone a year behind us in high school but I'm pretty sure you didn't know her. By the way, this is my daughter."

Bob looks down at the little girl who was five or six years old and extends his hand and asks the little girl her name.

'My mother and I have the same name,' she says.

'Oh that's nice,' says Bob. 'Then I guess your name must be Annie.'

How does he know?
TOM: I know the answer. She was standing right in front of him.

RAY: That's right. Annie was standing right in front of him. Annie was running her father's gas station.

TOM: Exactly.

RAY: Annie married an underclassman. And Annie saw Bob standing there in his underwear too.

TOM: Pretty good.

RAY: So who's our winner?

TOM: Our winner this week is Michael Pornitzki from Arlington, Texas. And for having his answer selected at random from among all the correct answers that we got, Michael's going to get a 26-dollar gift certificate to the Shameless Commerce Division at, with which he can get a black, red and gray Car Talk baseball jersey. And we gave it three-quarter length sleeves so you can give your nose a wipe out in right field. That's important if you're out in right field.

RAY: Oh exactly.

TOM: It gets a little cold, your nose is dripping.

RAY: Did you see how much thought goes into these products? I mean it's hard to wipe your nose on a short sleeve shirt.

TOM: Unless you do yoga of course.

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