Stop Calling Them Flappy Paddles

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For years now people call those things behind the steering wheel on manumatic/dual clutch/selecto-shift/tiptastic transmission-equipped cars “flappy paddles.” This is a misnomer.

Fun fact: these paddles do not actually flap, and they are no good at paddling in anything over a Class Three rapid.

Continue calling them “flappy paddles” at your own risk.