This week on The Best of Car Talk, one listener corrects the record on what NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli really says when Tom and Ray besmirch her network by their very presence. You may share Sylvia’s horror when you hear our hosts struggle to figure out why Patty’s MG will only travel 2 feet at a time. Elsewhere, Wendy’s broken air conditioner indicates her relationship may also be busted; Deb threw her husband’s BMW into park before coming to a full stop, and doesn’t know if she should be more concerned about the resulting noises from the car or her spouse; and, Steven got cheers from his kids and a dope slap from his wife after driving his Trooper across a stream. How did the car respond? All this, plus a ringing defense of PhD's and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.
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This Week's Puzzler
Deep in Center Field: In the '50s, three monuments stood in deep center field of Yankee Stadium honoring some of the greats. Others were honored outside the field, including three former Cardinals. Why? And name them!
Last Week's Puzzler
The Anniversary Dinner: Why did the restaurant owner not believe the couple was celebrating their anniversary that day?