Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:44 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Rhyme Tyme

Originally published on Sat July 7, 2012 12:11 pm

Transcript

CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell, and here again is your host, at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Carl. Thank you everybody, you're so great. So this week, we're turning the producer's chair over to you, as we broadcast the segments and moments from the show that you told us you most wanted to hear again.

KASELL: Most weeks, I perform what we call the Listener Limerick Challenge towards the end of our show. And each week, Peter previews the game with a very, very bad pun.

SAGAL: To be fair, Carl, some of them are only mediocre.

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KASELL: Peter, I have no interest in being fair about this.

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KASELL: Here's a collection of, depending on your perspective, either best or worst limerick game promos.

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SAGAL: Thank you so much. In just a minute, Carl checks you for ticks to make sure that you don't have Rhyme Disease.

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SAGAL: It's our Listener Limerick Challenge.

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SAGAL: In just a minute, Carl, right here, will reveal that he's a member of the notorious Gambino organized Rhyme Family in our Listener Limerick...

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SAGAL: In just a minute, Carl travels thousands of light years to bring us this week's limericks, thanks to a rift in the Space Rhyme Continuum.

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SAGAL: If you'd like to play...

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SAGAL: Carl injects the show with a healthy dose of Rhyme-oflavin.

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SAGAL: Carl resets his clock to Daylight Savings Rhyme in the Listener Limerick Challenge.

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SAGAL: In just a minute, Carl sees a plastic surgeon about some Rhyme-oplasty.

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SAGAL: It's our Listener Limerick Challenge.

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SAGAL: If you'd like to play, give us a call.

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SAGAL: Thank you so much. In just a minute, Carl plays his favorite Rhymeon and Garfunkel album.

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SAGAL: In our Listener Limerick Challenge.

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SAGAL: Carl rises from the Rhyme-ordial soup.

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SAGAL: Carl changes his mobile phone carrier to Ve-Rhyme-zon.

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SAGAL: It's our Listener Limerick Challenge. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright National Public Radio.