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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

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NPR's weekly news quiz. Have a laugh and test your knowledge with today's funniest comedians. And if you can't get enough, try our new mid-week show, Everyone & Their Mom. Each Wednesday, host Emma Choi takes the story everyone's talking about and uses it as an excuse to hang out with culture makers, Wait Wait panelists, and hilarious new comedians.And if you hate free content, try Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Plus. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks a sponsor-free feed. Learn more at https://plus.npr.org/waitwait

NPR's weekly news quiz. Have a laugh and test your knowledge with today's funniest comedians. And if you can't get enough, try our new mid-week show, Everyone & Their Mom. Each Wednesday, host Emma Choi takes the story everyone's talking about and uses it as an excuse to hang out with culture makers, Wait Wait panelists, and hilarious new comedians.And if you hate free content, try Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Plus. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks a sponsor-free feed. Learn more at https://plus.npr.org/waitwait

 

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11 Jun 2022

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18 May 2022

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04 May 2022

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23 Apr 2022

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20 Apr 2022

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