Thanks to Internet access and probably a lot of idle time on the part of the authors, mushy one-liners—we call them hugot quotes in the vernacular—flood cyberspace as though Cupid and Shakespeare were running the joint. These sweet but often cringe-worthy attempts at bite-size poetry aren’t limited to romance or the great existential subjects of life. The automotive world is also awash with cheesy aphorisms that might sound off-putting to the casual listener but would definitely earn the nod of a true car guy.
We’ve compiled the 10 best ones (at least to us), and we’d like to share them with you. Let us know if you have anything soppier. The cornier, the better.