Host Ira Glass asks fifth-grade kids to explain what adults do wrong when talking to children. (5 minutes)
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Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing.
Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion.