Okay,so you really do learn something new every day. Today's lesson is that the trunk of a Volkswagen Cabrio, when packed with clothes bound for victims of Hurricane Katrina and books and games and snack foods bound for Marines in Baghdad, possesses no mystical force field protecting it from the back end of a Chevy Tahoe filled with golf clubs. You'd think it might, but really, no.
Update: Further scientific experiment shows that additional doses of hot fudge sundaes and Jack Daniels and Tab do possess mystical abilities to counteract the emotional stress inflicted by above experiment. Many thanks to Harry for the legal advice and to Doug and Erin Leigh for the comforting shoulders to bitch on. Nazdravie.