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Sandwich Monday: We're Full

Monday, May 04, 2015

The Sandwich Monday team says "See you later." Then we say, "Are you gonna eat that?"

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A Puzzle With Everything, Including The Kitchen Sink

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Each word provided is an anagram of something you might see in a kitchen. For example, "skin" is an anagram of "sink."

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Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!

Not My Job: Designer Jonathan Adler Gets Quizzed On New Coke

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Thirty years ago the Coca Cola company introduced New Coke, which is legendary as both the most disastrous, and most successful product launches of all time.

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All Things Considered

Palindrome Champ Sees The World Backwards And Forwards

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Mark Saltveit who is featured in a short documentary about the World Palindrome Championships, A Man, A Plan, A Palindrome. He will compete in the 2017 championship.

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Sandwich Monday: Deep-Fried Cheese Curds

Monday, April 27, 2015

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try deep-fried cheese curds. They're a regional specialty and the reason we haven't left the Midwest.

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Morning Edition

Canadians Love Poop, Americans Love Pizza: How Emojis Fare Worldwide

Monday, April 27, 2015

A study analyzes more than a billion pieces of emoji data across 16 languages and regions to gauge how different nations communicate. Most emojis sent are happy faces and other positive symbols.

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A Puzzle As Easy As Falling Off A Log

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Every answer to today's puzzle is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with L-O and the second word starts with G.

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Eeny Meeny Miny Mo, A Chant That Spans The Globe

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Every kid seems to know a version of Eeny Meeny Miny Mo. Harvard PhD student Adrienne Raphel looked into its origins, and tells NPR's Rachel Martin it's found on playgrounds around the world.

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Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!

Not My Job: New Yorker Cartoonist 'BEK' Gets Quizzed On Burger King

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Kaplan has been a writer and producer on TV shows such as Seinfeld, Six Feet Under and Girls. He's also known for his distinctive New Yorker cartoons which he signs with his initials BEK.

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Ask Me Another

You People Are Animals

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Do you know which rock star was nicknamed The Lizard King? That and more animal-based nicknames are the answers to this round's questions. You'll rawr with laughter.

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Ask Me Another

Initially Incorrect

Thursday, April 23, 2015

In this game, every clue is a sentence that ends with a well-known initialism, BUT is the opposite of what we're looking for

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Ask Me Another

Remember Me?

Thursday, April 23, 2015

VIP Ingrid Michaelson whips out her ukulele and joins Jonathan Coulton for a game about amnesia-afflicted movie characters, set to the tune of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know."

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Ask Me Another

"AMA" Let You Finish

Thursday, April 23, 2015

For this final round, every answer ends with our show's initials, A-M-A. We say, "This Nepalese prince found enlightenment and became the Buddha;" you say, "Siddhartha Gautama."

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All Things Considered

When Video Games Are 'Patched,' Gamers Lose Trust In Reviews

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Video games are now being patched for problems after they are released, which makes reviewing them difficult. NPR's Arun Rath interviews Chris Kohler of Wired about how to keep game reviews relevant.

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W Seeking W For Compound Word Dates

Sunday, April 19, 2015

For each word starting with "W," think of another word, also starting with "W," that can follow the first to complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.

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Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!

Not My Job: Boston's Dick Flavin Is Quizzed On The 'Worst Poet Ever'

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Dick Flavin is an Emmy-award winning broadcaster, a PA announcer at Fenway Park and the Poet Laureate of the Boston Red Sox.

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Sandwich Monday: Breakfast In A Tin

Monday, April 13, 2015

This week, we try a British delicacy: All Day Breakfast in a can. We may be using the word delicacy incorrectly.

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Be Attentive, And You'll Find TV In These Words

Sunday, April 12, 2015

For each word or phrase given, remove some of its letters so that those that remain, reading from left to right, will name a popular TV show, past or present.

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Cooking With Emoji: We're Taking Eggplant Back From The Bros

Friday, April 10, 2015

The eggplant emoji has become a favorite of salacious sexters. To rescue its sullied rep, we turn to our emoji keyboards and conjure up recipes to highlight the fruit's, ahem, culinary attributes.

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Ask Me Another

Historical Figure, Sci-Fi Villain Or Tech Startup?

Thursday, April 09, 2015

If you think you can tell the difference based on their names, earn some nerd cred by taking our quiz.

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