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The Ask Me Another Hotline

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(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:

That's our show. But before we go, let's check the ASK ME ANOTHER voicemail because more of you called in to tell us how social distancing has changed your behavior. And here's what you said.

UNIDENTIFIED CALLER: Hey, Jonathan. Hi, Ophira.

LAUREN HOUSE: Hi. This is Lauren House (ph) from Round Rock, Texas.

SHERRI ROSE: Hi. This is Sherri Rose (ph) in New York City.

ABHISHEK MUTHUKUMAR: Hi. I'm Abhishek Muthukumar (ph), and I'm calling in from Austin, Texas.

SUSIE: Hello. My name is Susie (ph). I am calling from West Chester.

JENNIFER KING: Hi. This is Jennifer King (ph) calling from Plattsburgh, N.Y. The most out-of-character thing I've gone during the COVID quarantine craziness is wash my door handles.

HOUSE: What I've been doing during my isolation period is learning how to twerk.

SUSIE: I made banana peel bacon today.

MUTHUKUMAR: The most out-of-character thing that I've done is open a window in my apartment.

ROSE: I gave a friend these gorgeous earrings to keep, and I recently realized that it was a big lie. I wanted them back.

MUTHUKUMAR: I have now learned that birds are very loud.

KING: Cleaning my doorknobs is oddly satisfying. Hope everyone else is staying as sane as they possibly can.

EISENBERG: So this week, we'd love for you to call in and tell us the most shameful thing you've eaten since social distancing began. For example, I recently dipped a celery stick into chocolate icing.

JONATHAN COULTON: And I ate a bowl of ramen noodles with a melted slice of American cheese on top.

EISENBERG: (Laughter) Delicious.

COULTON: It's actually pretty good.

EISENBERG: Give the ASK ME ANOTHER hotline a call at 848-999-4932. That's 848-999-4932. And to help you remember, that spells 8IT-XXX-IWEB. And don't forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Thank you so much for listening and for all of the lovely notes you've been sending us. I can't tell you how much that means to us. ASK ME ANOTHER's house musician is Jonathan Coulton.

COULTON: Hey, my name anagrams to thou jolt a cannon.

EISENBERG: Our puzzles were written by Camilla Franklin, Carol Lee and senior writer Karen Lurie (ph) with additional material by Ashley Brooke Roberts and Emily Winter. ASK ME ANOTHER is produced by Travis Larchuk, Kiara Powell (ph), Nancy Saechao, James Barber (ph), Rommel Wood and our intern, Nick Garrison. Our senior supervising producer is Rachel Neel. And our bosses' bosses are Steve Nelson and Anya Grundmann. We'd like to thank our production partner WNYC. And we can't wait to get back to our home, The Bell House.

COULTON: Hot heel blues.

EISENBERG: I'm her ripe begonias.

COULTON: Ophira Eisenberg.

EISENBERG: And this was ASK ME ANOTHER from NPR.

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