I learned how to drive a stick, or manual transmission, back when I was in college. It was after someone totaled my car and I was buying a new one on a budget. The answer is one word and that word is fun. If you know how to drive a manual transmission, then you totally get me. There is something empowering about revving an engine hard, taking it up to that redline, and then shifting gears.
Volkswagen Commercial - Best Ever Guy licks the car
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Remember the old VW commercial where the guy licks the door handle of the exact car he wants thereby "claiming" it when other people are looking at the same car??? Or have his dog do it not as funny. Title it "Marking My Territory"!!! Jump to. Sections of this page.
Send questions for Cecil Adams to: cecil straightdope. Your direct line to thousands of the smartest, hippest people on the planet, plus a few total dipsticks. The basic part is clear, licking to claim one's territory as the other people who want the car are too grossed out to approach it.