511: The Seven Things You're Not Supposed to Talk About

511: The Seven Things You're Not Supposed to Talk About

Nov 8, 2013
Producer Sarah Koenig's mother lives by a set of rules about conversation. She has an actual list of off-limits topics, including how you slept, your period, your health, your diet and more. You don't talk about these things, she says, because nobody cares. This week we try to find stories on these exact topics that will prove her wrong.
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