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WNPR Voicemail Project: This Is So Awwkweerrrd

Most of us have stories of painfully awkward moments that linger with us long after the initial discomfort is gone. 

But, how do we know when we've witnessed or done something awkward? Is it when we simply don't know what to say or do in a situation that falls outside our unspoken code of what's socially acceptable?

Is it awkward to break up with someone? Is it awkward to see someone that you ghosted? Is it awkward to make small talk with strangers? Is it awkward to say no once you've said yes?

On Wednesday, January 10, the Colin McEnroe Show, will talk about awkwardness, including what it is and why we feel it. Call us at our voicemail number and share one of your awkward moments with us: 860-580-9677.

No one will pick up, so you don't need to worry about talking with anyone else. It's just you and the phone. If you make a mistake, just start over or hang up and call again.

Please try and limit your message to three minutes.

Questions? E-mail me at bkaplan@wnpr.org  

Betsy started as an intern at WNPR in 2011 after earning a Master's Degree in American and Museum Studies from Trinity College. She served as the Senior Producer for 'The Colin McEnroe Show' for several years before stepping down in 2021 and returning to her previous career as a registered nurse. She still produces shows with Colin and the team when her schedule allows.

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