Friday, July 06, 2007

judder (chudder)

A few days ago I was CONVINCED that chudder was a word; but looking it up in the dictionary, didn't really find anything that substantiated my idea.

Listening to Car Talk today, the Tappet brothers used the word "judder". A-ha! I thought. THAT'S what I was after.

1. to vibrate violently: an old automobile with a clutch that judders.

Love the sound of that.

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