Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me

by Nathan Hamm on 10/9/2004 · 1 comment

Turkmenbashi made the big time this week. He was a topic during the “Bluff the Listener” portion of this week’s edition of Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, NPR’s news quiz. You can listen here to either the whole show or just the “Bluff the Listener” segment. I’ll give it away. The listener was bluffed, but he would have gotten it correct were he a regular reader around here.


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upyernoz October 11, 2004 at 3:50 pm

i happened to hear it when it aired. a good rule of thumb: whenever there is guess which crazy dictator did something weird question, go with turkmenbashi

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