The Story About Goat Manure That Just Keeps Giving

Friday, May 02, 2014
Hey, Windsor, you’re famous! The birthplace of Vermont was recently featured on NPR’s popular news trivia game show Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me! Can you guess why? Read the excerpt below and listen to the podcast at this link.

PETER SAGAL, HOST: Now, on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as they can. Each correct answer now worth two points. ...

SAGAL: A farmer in Windsor, Vt., said, quote, “Now, I’m a believer” after he woke up in the middle of the night to discover blank.

AMY DICKINSON: Justin Bieber in his house.

SAGAL: No. He said...


SAGAL: ...he woke up and said, I’m a believer after a pile of goat manure had spontaneously combusted and caught fire.


DICKINSON: That’s what it takes?

SAGAL: That’s what it takes.

Posted to the Upper Valley Dispatch blog Monday at 12:40 p.m. Maggie Cassidy can be reached at

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