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Beware the Ides of March: Automobile Edition

23 Ways Your Car Can Stab You in the Back

Friendships are weird. Of the 7 billion people on planet earth, we tend to spend 95% of our free time that isn’t work or sleep with like 4 of them. Friendships are great. It gives you people to go on road trips with, help you move, rip on other people, have inside jokes with, and go to baseball games. However, sometimes friendships aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Things like jealousy, treachery, neglect, and personality flaws will drive wedges between people in ways that are often difficult or painful to fix. One of the most famous examples of this lead a guy by the name of Julius Caesar to getting stabbed a whopping 23 times by at least 50% of the people he hung out with most — and a whole bunch of his coworkers. According to Shakespeare, his last words was calling out one of these friends, because let’s be real, we would all do this.

However, what about other instances where things you care about let you down, screw you over, or make your life a lot harder than it is supposed to be? Ex: when your dog eats your new boots, and then throws it up on your dry cleaning- half an hour before prom (I’m looking at you Oliver) As we have proven, people can really love their cars — and much like the dog and your friends, you car is totally able to let you down, screw you over at inopportune times, and stab you in the back. Whether it’s from neglect, terrible design, or just the relentless advance of time, here are some of the major reasons that your car might make you say, “Et Tu, Beamer?”

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