So much for the claim that news anchors in Sweden are called Kronkiters

“On the Media”
That tidbit was in AP’s Walter Cronkite obit, but Ben Zimmer discovered that it isn’t true. “I think that this is a classic example of an anecdote that’s simply too good to check,” he tells Bob Garfield. || More transcripts and audio from the latest “OTM.”

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