The Argument from Common Usage
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To respond to Caledonian's question: "What happens when an immovable object meets an irresistible force?"
The result will be to rename one of the two.
I'd bet on the immovable object to "win" merely on a hunch that maximum inertia beats maximum momentum.
(I'm only half kidding, though I have no proof or even a plausible hypothesis to support my bald-faced assertion.)