Wait Wait Outtakes: Peter Sagal's Kryptonite

Peter with sheepish expression.
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We all have our Achilles' heels. Things that weaken us to the point of capitulation or at least ruin our day. For the Wicked Witch of the West, it was water. For the Death Star, it was that damn exhaust port. For Peter Sagal, it's certain words. They ruin him. Exhibit A: this question from last week's show. It didn't make air, but it illustrates the point (and also explains why Peter failed the oral exam in freshman anatomy).



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