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Don't Forget The Lah-Rics

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Don't Forget The Lah-Rics

Don't Forget The Lah-Rics

Don't Forget The Lah-Rics

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Contestants Karen Sloan (right) and Rob Gilleece. Lam Thuy Vo/NPR hide caption

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Contestants Karen Sloan (right) and Rob Gilleece.

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Hear Jonathan Coulton's "Deck The Halls"

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We goofed! In the song, we incorrectly sang that Laos is Vietnam's eastern neighbor. Of course, Laos is to the west of Vietnam.

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If singing holiday songs isn't your thing, would a carol about Las Vegas or La Toya Jackson change your mind? House musician Jonathan Coulton spices up the Christmas carol "Deck the Halls" with the lyrics rewritten to describe words or names that begin with a "la" sound. What do you call smoked salmon on a bagel? Fa-la-la-la-la la-la-la-lox!

After the game, Coulton used his clues and the contestants' answers to produce a gloriously weird recording of "Deck The Halls." Hear it as a web extra on this page.

This segment originally aired on December 17, 2013.

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