What is about a woman talking to a mechanic.
I suppose for me it was all those stories told to me by my mechanic older brother about the tricks they used to play on women. Things like walking up to a woman driving an old VW opening the hood and acting surprised that the engine was "missing" or convincing some poor soul that her V8 engine (which as built on a tilt) had actually "tipped over".
I grew up not wanting to appear like a fool in front of these blokes.
So - take the car in for a service
"Lady your steering was real stiff because you only had 20 PSI pressure in your tyres instead of 32,
Immediately my subconscious kicked into gear and in a desperate effort not to look like the typical blonde dingbat delivered to my mouth the first excuse it came up with.
"Someone must have stolen the air out of my tyres!"
Thank-you subconscious that went down real well!!!! Just get out the peroxide before I go back