Ever wonder why Tom and Ray exclaim, “Sonja Henie’s tutu!” or seem to need haircuts with an unusual urgency, or got the idea that somebody moved the Alamo? This week on The Best of Car Talk, we share the tales behind the phrases that usually make the guys blow milk out their noses just by their mere mention. In matters automotive, Judy’s husband is telling her to ignore her ever-rising temperature gauge despite already cooking one engine; Will wants to put the entire windshield wiper fluid industry out of business; and Paula’s friend killed her battery by leaving the lights on, and then blamed her car. All this and lots more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
Car Talk Lore: The story behind Sonja Henie's Tutu!
This Week's Puzzler
The Bride of Crusty: Can Crusty get to the church on time even with a gash in his gas tank?
Last Week's Puzzler
Product Placement: Can you find the product of this polynomial involving every letter of the alphabet?