Thanks to Thomas for the cool link that got me started on this one.
First, anyone who watches Mythbusters must see this Flash animation (click the “Download” button on the right side of the page).
Seen it? Okay. Jamie’s technobabble over the big diagram reminded me of an old electrical engineering in-joke: the turboencabulator. I have known for a long time about a video incarnation of this joke apparently made by some folks at Rockwell: The Rockwell Automation Retroencabulator.
However, what I didn’t realize is that Chrysler took a shot at this old joke even earlier: The Chrysler Turboencabulator. Keep listening. There are some screw-the-customer jokes at the end.
I love how this old joke just keeps coming back.
Bonus for the Mythbusters fans
Do pretty girls fart?
I hope they pay the poor girl well.