For those who hate wordless humming

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Tomorrow afternoon ATC will announce the winner of a contest to write lyrics for the show’s enduring theme. Nina Totenberg can be heard on warbling the four finalists culled from nearly 1,000 entries. Listeners’ voting to pick the winner closed last night. A Californian named Bruce Dick is the finalist with the shortest entry, which nevertheless emphasizes quite a big claim for the show: “Not just many things considered / Not just most things / In fact, all.” Now we can’t get that out of our minds.