Dec 182012

In this episode of the Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! : Some of our favorite trips to the land of Lingonberries and Fjornholm shelves.

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


Thank you, Carl.


SAGAL: Thank you so much. We are trying to stuff a summer’s worth of fun into one last desperate week. We’re having five cookouts a day.

KASELL: One advantage: standing close enough to the grill helps your tan.


SAGAL: We’ve combed our archives for our favorite segments, and we noticed some prominent themes in our coverage. For example, the Swedish furniture chain, IKEA.

KASELL: We mention them so often we’ve gotten our own IKEA names. I’m “CARL-MO” with two little dots over the A.


SAGAL: Here are some important stories from our IKEA desk, which, naturally, we had to assemble ourselves.

Mo, IKEA is famous for making adorable cheap furniture and Swedish meatballs. Now they’ve announced plans to make a whole what?

MO ROCCA: Well they also make lingonberries. They don’t make them but they provide them.

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