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A Shaky Premise.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Mo, every day it seems like they're announcing a new connected device to make our lives easier. This week, a Silicon Valley company unveiled a Bluetooth-enabled, Internet-ready what?

MO ROCCA: I mean, I'm going to need a clue.

SAGAL: Really? I'll give you a hint. It puts the so dumb in sodium.

ROCCA: A salt measurement.

SAGAL: A salt - what do you - do you need...

ROCCA: A salt shaker.

SAGAL: A salt shaker.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

SAGAL: An electronic, digital, Bluetooth-enabled salt shaker.

(APPLAUSE)

ROCCA: OK. Go ahead.

SAGAL: Well, we've all thought it - I love my iPhone, but why doesn't it distribute seasoning?

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Enter the new Bluetooth-enabled salt shaker. It's called the SMALT.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Which is a combination of the words smart and salt, also the Yiddish word for dumb-ass waste of money.

(LAUGHTER, APPLAUSE)

ROCCA: It should just be called the I-O-dized (ph).

SAGAL: Oh, that's good.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: I'm happy to be the first to tell the audience here in Smalt Lake Smity (ph)...

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: ...That the Bluetooth-enabled SMALT will both play music and distribute salt. Those of you who are looking for a Bluetooth-enabled pepper dispenser just download Grindr. That's got to be it.

(SOUNDBITE OF SALT-N-PEPA SONG, "PUSH IT")

SAGAL: Coming up, everybody swipe right because we've got a dating-themed Bluff The Listener game. Call 1-888-WAITWAIT to play. We'll be back in a minute with more of WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME from NPR.

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