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Light-hearted conversation with callers from all over about new words, old sayings, slang, family expressions, and language change and differences, as well as word histories, etymology, linguistics, regional dialects, word games, grammar, books, literature, writing, and more. Listeners of all backgrounds can join author/journalist Martha Barnette and linguist/lexicographer Grant Barrett on the show with their language thoughts, questions, and stories: https://waywordradio.org/contact or word ...
 
The Shot Caller podcast brings you tomorrows game changers, agents of change, revolutionaries, and the investors behind them – today! Stories that will catalyse and inspire you to pursue your dreams, vote with your wallet, increase your longevity, and live your wealthy life! Like the butterfly effect in chaos theory, a small change in one state can have a large, non-linear change on a global scale.
 
Lauren Smith is the hostess of Nite Callers Bigfoot Radio (NCBR) a podcast which has been on air for over a decade and has completed over 300 shows. NCBR is a bigfoot podcast favorite which has interviewed researchers and witnesses from all over the world. Lauren brings with her a unique viewpoint given that she a second-generation researcher and daughter of one of the veteran female bigfoot researchers in the south and has been conducting field research since she was a preteen. You can catc ...
 
Intimate, wise and healing medicine stories from the people who are carrying us through this time of great turning and true transformation. Present-day prophets, visionaries, musicians, artists, culture weavers, and healers from around the globe share what they know. We are medicine callers telling medicine stories and sharing skills about medicine calling. Here on this show we collectively cocreate a planetary culture that is caring, restorative, generative, optimizing, and kind. It is time ...
 
Music-Comedians Ryan ‘goose fan’ Brannon and Paul ‘grumpy curmudgeon’ Rich have their weekly meeting to discuss their highlights and lowlights, what baffles, bemuses and bewilders them (including the etymology of ridiculous but real words). Join them as they interview special guests including performers from TV to stage or (or perhaps you at home!) and put their movie knowledge to the test by finding out how even universally loved films can be hated... And why. And of course each episode Tom ...
 
Introducing, Dr. Fresch's "House Call Radio", now featuring Dr. Fresch's new series "Caller ID". New episodes monthly, broadcasting monday at 3PM PST / 6PM EST on Insomniac Radio and DASH Radio. Submissions: http://bit.ly/Caller-ID-Submissions Follow @DrFresch and his new label, @HouseCallRecs All episodes from Dr. Fresch's former mix series preserved here, guests below. ALUMNI: @ghastly @waxmotif @snbrn @shaunfrank @vanillaace @iamwuki @hotelgarudamusic @coyotekisses @gofreek @huntersiegel ...
 
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In Part 2 of the Screen Schooled Podcast, Joe Clement and Matt Miles , two veteran teachers from the Washington DC area, do a deeper dive with Alex and I on how the over exposure to gaming and especially social media is contributing to the teen mental health crisis. "Learned Helplessness" and a prolific lack of resilience among the teenagers they t…
 
There was a time when William Shakespeare was just another little 7-year-old in school. Classes in his day were demanding -- and all in Latin. A new book argues that this rigorous curriculum actually nurtured the creativity that later flourished in Shakespeare's writing. Don't know Latin? You can still adapt those approaches to stretch and hone you…
 
A librarian opens a book and finds a mysterious invitation scribbled on the back of a business card. Another discovers a child's letter to the Tooth Fairy, tucked into a book decades ago. What stories are left untold by these forgotten, makeshift bookmarks? Also: a "cumshaw artist" is the wily member of a military unit who knows the shortcuts of pr…
 
Joe Clement and Matt Miles are two veteran teachers from the Washington DC area who could no longer stand by and watch the systematic "dumbing down" of the students they were teaching. As the proliferation of digital devices increased, both at home and in schools, they saw direct correlations to cognitive decline, lack of critical thinking, short a…
 
Youngsters want to know: What's the difference between barely and nearly, and what's so clean about a whistle, anyway? Plus, adults recount some misunderstandings from when they were knee-high to a grasshopper. Kids do come up with some surprisingly creative interpretations of words and phrases the rest of us take for granted! Read full show notes,…
 
Cat hair may be something you brush off, but cat hair is also a slang term that means "money." In the same way, cat beer isn't alcoholic -- some people use cat beer as a joking term for "milk." And imagine walking on a beach with a long stretch of shoreline. With each step, the ground makes a squeaking sound under your feet. There's a term for the …
 
Early pandemic, March 2020, Martica Wakeman found herself without a job and a bit shaken by this experience. She quickly reacted to her circumstances by networking extensively to find like-minded people and job opportunities, as well as throwing herself into social work, something she has a long history of. Working at a local soup kitchen in San Fr…
 
You know that Yogi Berra quote about how Nobody ever comes here; it's too crowded? Actually, the first person to use this was actress Suzanne Ridgeway, who appeared in several movies with The Three Stooges. A new book shows that many well-known quotes were first spoken by women, but misattributed to more famous men. Also: a handy scientific word th…
 
(Due to the fact that this was a live show, there were some audio issues as the stream signal went down on Chris' end. Please be understanding and enjoy the interview as it was fantastic other than that!) Join me as I speak with Chris Spencer of the Olympic Project. Chris is a dedicated and methodical researcher. His work with audio equipment and a…
 
Grace Glass & James Mount created the Natural Paint Co. with an uncompromising purpose to integrate sustainability, nature and quality into their paints. Starting with a 20,000 NZD loan they have been growing 50% yoy and were profitable in their first year. The Natural Paint Co., based in New Zealand, is part of the wave of disruption hitting old, …
 
Have you ever googled your own name and found someone else who goes by the very same moniker? There's a word for that: googleganger. Plus, the language of hobbyists and enthusiasts: If you're a beekeeper, you call yourself a beek, and if you're an Adult Fan of LEGOs you may refer to yourself as an AFOL. Finally, what will you get if you order a bag…
 
Throwing cheese and shaky cheese are two very different things. In baseball, hard cheese refers to a powerful fastball, and probably comes from a similar-sounding word in Farsi, Urdu, and Hindi. Shaky cheese, on the other hand, is a slang term for Parmesan cheese, which many of us grew up shaking out of a can. Also, why is a movie preview called a …
 
Join me as I speak with Todd Neiss about his experiences and research. As well as his incredible first sighting that launched him on a life-long mission to prove this mystery we call bigfoot. Bigfoot witness-turned-researcher, Todd M. Neiss has been an active investigator for over 28 years. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, he grew up heari…
 
One secret to writing well is . . . there is no secret! There's no substitute for simply sitting down day after day to practice the craft and learn from your mistakes. Plus, childhood mixups around word definitions can lead to some funny stories. After all, if you didn't know any better, why wouldn't you assume a thesaurus is a prehistoric creature…
 
Old. Elderly. Senior. Why are we so uncomfortable when we talk about reaching a certain point in life? An 82-year-old seeks a more positive term to describe how she feels about her age. And: a linguist helps solve a famous kidnapping case, using the vocabulary and spelling in a ransom note. Plus, old library books often contain inscriptions and oth…
 
Isabel Aagaard tells us how they were inspired to create products that had massive and positive environmental impact via the Last Object. Learn how this group of Millennial Danish designers took their love of creating beautifully designed products into the world of sustainability. Isabel and I discuss the delicate balance of motherhood and entrepre…
 
She sells seashells by the seashore. Who is the she in this tongue twister? Some claim it's the young Mary Aning, who went on to become a famous 19th-century British paleontologist. Dubious perhaps, but the story of her rise from seaside salesgirl to renowned scientist is fascinating. Also: countless English words were inspired by Greek and Roman m…
 
Read full show notes, hear hundreds of free episodes, send your thoughts and questions, and learn more on the A Way with Words website: https://waywordradio.org/contact. Be a part of the show: call 1 (877) 929-9673 toll-free in the United States and Canada; worldwide, call or text/SMS +1 (619) 800-4443. Email words@waywordradio.org. Twitter @waywor…
 
Join Martha and Grant of A Way with Words, the public radio show and podcast about language, for a live video Q&A and chat on Wednesday, July 14, at 9 p.m. Eastern, 6 p.m. Pacific. They're bursting with answers to questions from the show's voluminous mailbag, and they'll take live questions from you! The event is free, but you must register in adva…
 
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