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Word Matters is a show for readers, writers, and anyone who ever loved their English class. Join Merriam-Webster editors as they challenge supposed grammar rules, reveal the surprising origins behind words, tackle common questions, and generally geek out about the beautiful nightmare that is language.
 
Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Your language questions: https://waywordradio.org/contact or words@waywordradio.org. Call toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (877) 929-9673. From elsewhere in the world: +1 619 800 4443. All past shows ar ...
 
What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to you by Science Friday and WNYC Studios.
 
The huge Amazon Alexa hit Word of the Day is now available as a podcast! Word of the Day teaches you a useful word, its definition, etymology, and gives you examples of how to use it in a sentence. A new word each and every day! Perfect for those looking to expand their vocabulary, learning English and looking for a boost and anyone who loves words.
 
C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.
 
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It's Story Time, our weekly walk through cricket history via your listener quiz challenges. Today: a Dusty Old Bastard's with a very particular trick. A deep dive into some of the finest slow merchants ever to operate out of India, a look at a couple of speedsters from either side of the ditch, and a Final Word familial link to Bodyline. All before…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for May 8, 2021 is: frugal • \FROO-gul\ • adjective : characterized by or reflecting economy in the use of resources Examples: "Frugal diners might prefer hitting Ulrich's on Monday nights, when all burgers are $3 off. It's one of the best deals Downtown, or anywhere in town." — Nick Vlahos, The Peoria (Illinois) J…
 
Matthew Bannister onBaroness O’Cathain, the successful businesswoman who became Managing Director of the Barbican Arts Centre in London but left after losing the confidence of staff and artists.Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 astronaut who stayed in the Apollo command module while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon.Sharon Matola, the …
 
There is no Finer Time to be a FAITHFUL Catholic. A great interview with Austin Ruse, author of Under Siege: There is No Finer Time To Be A Faithful Catholic ( Crisis Publication of Sophia Institute Press) Yes times are dark as Austin Ruse looks into the abyss of a morally decaying society. However, ready made halos abound. In these dark times , we…
 
Artist and Self Described San Franciscan Citizen Dana Pierce says HELLO from 3 hours in the past to talk SKATEBOARDING with Sam and Joe on the first FULLY vaxx'd Word on the Straights! Topics of discussion: the switch: drag race, night terrors, air friers, cruel summer, emotional ages, dangerous bailing, women in stem, and MORE! Word on the Str8s: …
 
Together with special guest host Jane Henderson we peer at our loggers, spot check our homes, and crunch our data in an attempt to demystify environmental monitoring! Also tune in for an interview with Michael Hall from Meaco and Austin Senseman from Conserv. 03:38 Freaking out vs chasing the flat line 07:36 From ye olde thermohygrograph to wireles…
 
5/5/21 - The scapegoat is led away into the wilderness bearing all the sin of Israel on his head. There he is released and never seen again, thereby separating Israel from all their sins. Thank God for our scapegoat and fit man, Jesus Christ, who perfectly completed God's plan for redemption and bore our sins to the cross. God gave many prophecies,…
 
When it comes to defining an entire musical genre, especially one with as many forms and perspectives as jazz, the work can get pretty tricky. Even the word itself has a long and sometimes controversial history. Today we'll look at the story of jazz, from the language's point of view. Hosted by Emily Brewster, Neil Serven, Ammon Shea, and Peter Sok…
 
02:04 Susy and Sass 15:38 CSS Layers 22:46 CSS compatibility 33:44 Container Queries Hosts Bruce Lawson Vadim Makeev Miriam Suzanne Susy and Sass Susy Sass Modules Miriam’s website CSS Layers The famous tweet with 3 specs CSS Cascade Layers CSS compatibility Eric Meyer on The F-Word Container Queries Container Queries explainer Container Queries: a…
 
Host Richard Cracknell was joined by Lee McQueen and Antony Costa on this edition of the Last Word On Spurs. Gareth Bale scored a brilliant hat-trick as Tottenham shook off their Carabao Cup final misery and kept alive their Champions League hopes with a 4-0 win over relegated Sheffield United. Bale's 36th-minute opener, a fine instinctive flick fr…
 
Today we share the first half of Bishop Barron’s 2020 address at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, titled “Called Into the Depths.” He discussed three sailors from the Bible: the patriarch Noah, the prophet Jonah, and our Savior Jesus Christ. The sea can be thought of as something frightening and terrifying, standing athwart the purpose…
 
Understanding the varieties of conversational styles can mean the difference between feeling you're understood and being insulted. "High involvement" speakers interrupt or talk along with someone else to signal their enthusiasm, while "high considerateness" speakers tend more toward thoughtful pauses and polite turn-taking. Adjusting your speaking …
 
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Message by Pastor Jason Anderson, Lead Pastor of Living Word Mesa. We are honored to have Pastor Jason bring the word to Living Word Gilbert. Jesus has chosen you, called you by name, and equipped you. Learn how to step into a supernatural life, one filled with answered prayers, mountain-moving faith, restoration of things lost, and a double portio…
 
In this passage of Scripture you may start to recognize many of the names Paul mentioned in these closing remarks and start thinking how Paul’s ministry was not just Paul going it alone, but there were many people involved in his great ministry every step of the way. Paul got the headlines. He was the main preacher. He drew the crowds but he also h…
 
Missionary Evangelist Lawrence Register Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which is come to you in sheep's clothing, but in-wardly they are ravening wolves. God has said that in these last days is going to expose this apostate church world of false prophets and pastors, along with everything that is false, and that makes a lie…
 
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