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Friday, June 10, 2011

Leonard B. Stern, the inventor of Mad Libs, died yesterday. In honor of his work, we'll do an on-air Mad Lib based on Larry King's enactment on the show this week of the speech Congressman Anthony Weiner should have given at a press conference as soon as there was speculation that he was sending lewd pictures over Twitter. Here's the Mad Lib with blanks:

“Ladies and gentlemen, I’m __[a percentage]__ embarrassed  today. I have for the past three or ___[number greater than three]___ years, been ____[-ing verb]___ people – I don’t know how many ___[plural noun]____ – and I engage in ___[adjective]___ sexual discussions with them. It’s some sort of __[ feeling]___ I can’t explain. I’ve tried to explain it to friends and to my __[member of the family]__ – and finally I’ve decided to get help and I’m going to try to do something about it. If I have offended you, then __[verb]__ against me. But I’m going to try to repair my __[noun – (something which might need fixing)]__ and to beat this thing which I ___[adverb]___ don’t understand. Thank you.”

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    Comments [7]

    Michelle Krell Kydd from New York

    That made up Mad Lib is a quote from Larry King on yesterday's show re: Weinergate. Interesting choice.

    Jun. 10 2011 09:03 PM
    MICHAEL from MANHATTAN

    ◦[33 1/3]
    ◦[SHAKEN]
    ◦[WIENERS]
    ◦[69]
    ◦[GREASY]
    ◦[STEPDAUGHTER]
    ◦[VITTLES]
    ◦[SLYLY]
    ◦[POOP]
    ◦[CONFUSION]

    Jun. 10 2011 12:04 PM
    John from Mahwah

    I love your show and listen often. Just a quick note, mad libs apps are also available for the android platform.
    I know that everyone loves Apple but the world does not revolve around Steve Jobs.

    Jun. 10 2011 11:57 AM
    Jenna from Washington Heights

    50%
    said
    underpants
    15
    explosive
    father
    muffler
    extremely
    parked
    sad

    Jun. 10 2011 11:50 AM
    Carl J Ferrara from Amityville, NY

    [a percentage] 2%
    [-ed verb] Regurgatated
    [plural noun] Helmsmen
    [number greater than three] 57
    [adjective] Greasy
    [member of the family] Stepsister's cousin
    [noun – something which might need fixing] - - AMC Pacer
    [adverb] - Reduntantly
    [verb] - Pierce
    [feeling] - Exhausted

    Jun. 10 2011 11:35 AM
    Michelle Krell Kydd from NY

    * 2%
    * invented
    * electronic books
    * 7
    * gruesome
    * stepchild
    * sink
    * vividly
    * conjugate
    * confused

    Jun. 10 2011 11:29 AM
    Flexo from New Jersey, USA

    99.44%
    allocated
    pandas
    forty-two
    aristocratic
    kissing cousin
    lightbulb
    remarkably
    stretch
    ungrateful

    Jun. 10 2011 11:21 AM

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