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Scroll the Window Down

A listener reports that when riding with him in a car, his young daughter asked him to scroll the window down, which struck him as a creative combination of old and new — the old-fashioned expression roll down a window, and the newer scrolling...

A Creeper

The low, wheeled device that auto mechanics use to slide under a car is called a creeper. This is part of a complete episode.

Media Moment

You know that moment when you get into the car and check your phone before driving off? One listener calls that her media moment. This is part of a complete episode.

In a Car vs. On a Train

It’s largely because of the way we feel while riding in a car or on a train that we use the prepositions in a car and on a train. This is part of a complete episode.

V-2-V Communication

V-2-V communication, meaning “vehicle to vehicle,” is a great way for cars to prevent accidents, or to flirt with each other. This is part of a complete episode.


fluff  n.— «At a recycling plant in San Pedro and five other similar operations around California, giant shredding machines annually reduce 1.3 million junk cars, refrigerators and other appliances into fist-sized chunks of metal...