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Science Diction

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Science Diction

Science Friday and WNYC Studios

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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.
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to our whimsical adventure of idioms and other turns of phrase. Each week, we delve into the origins of phrases to find out how they came into the English language. We tell the story of how the phrase got from its beginnings to where it is today. Shauna and Dan are two big nerds, so expect some geek culture references, random trivia facts, and loads of laughs!
 
Australian English has many fascinating stories, interesting etymologies, and wonderfully weird slang. The language is constantly evolving as the world around us changes; new words are created, meanings change, and other things get left behind. In Word for Word, we explore the surprising histories behind everyday words and phrases, go behind-the-scenes with the dictionary editors, and meet some of Australia's most interesting word-lovers, from Scrabble champions to hip-hop artists. Join us a ...
 
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Unexplained

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Unexplained

Richard MacLean Smith

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SERIES 6 WILL BEGIN FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD 2021 Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexpla ...
 
Cricket for everyone – your friendly guide to the world's strangest sport. Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins combine match analysis with irreverence, politics and cricket history as they follow the game they love around the world and run in-depth interviews with guests. You can support the show at patreon.com/thefinalword. Find everything Final Word at finalwordcricket.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Words & Numbers

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Words & Numbers

Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan

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Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan co-host Words & Numbers, where they look at current events through the eyes of an economist and a political scientist. The show is aimed at interested non-experts. Regular episodes come out each Wednesday and bonus episodes each Saturday.
 
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Pakistan-New Zealand. South Africa-West Indies. The Final Word Daily for the 2021 T20 World Cup from the UAE, with Adam Collins and Geoff Lemon. They’re top of the group and have seen off their two biggest rivals: Pakistan are on the surge. Meanwhile, new jobs for Aiden Markram make a difference for South Africa, but have the West Indies tanked? Lo…
 
Dashcams have become increasingly prevalent due to the insurance industry embracing them.In the case of an accident where blame is debatable, footage from a dashcam can be the deciding factor.Andy O’Donoghue tech Tuesday Contributor joined The Last Word to discuss.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/10/26184846/2610Tech.mp3"][/audio…
 
A new MP3 sermon from 2nd - Second Presbyterian Church (PCA) is now available on SermonAudio with the following details: Title: Verse by Verse through Matthew Subtitle: God's Living Word Speaker: Rev. Chad T. Bailey Broadcaster: 2nd - Second Presbyterian Church (PCA) Event: Sunday Service Date: 10/24/2021 Bible: Matthew 13:1-23 Length: 8 min.…
 
Today we share a Q&A session between Bishop Barron and Maronite clergy following a talk he shared on the priesthood. In the Q&A, he answered several questions, including: Did Adam love Eve for the sake of God? What is Mary’s role in Jacob’s ladder? Do you have practical advice for people feeling confined by their vocation? How should we pick our ba…
 
The words tough, through, and dough all end in O-U-G-H. So why don't they rhyme? A lively new book addresses the many quirks of English by explaining the history of words and phrases. And: have you ever been in a situation where a group makes a decision to do something, only to discover later that no one really wanted to do that thing in the first …
 
UPCOMING SHOW TICKETS @ dannightingale.com & adamrowe.co.uk/shows Thanks so much for listening. Give us a follow on socials @haveawordpod and make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your app and to our channel at: YouTube.com/haveawordpod. Full episodes in video on da'tube. And if you'd like an extra episode of our lids, every week, in video and a…
 
10/24/21 - God's salvation is a truly marvelous work. Our natural life in this world is saved from the ruin of sin, and our eternal soul is granted eternal life with God after this world. The glories of the world to come far outweigh any suffering endured in this life. We pray that the Lord richly blesses you through His word. If you have any quest…
 
Preached on October 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am Pastor Appreciate Sunday Guest Preacher: Pastor Louis B. Jones, II Senior Pastor, Pilgrim Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. The Word Church, Senior Pastor, Sherman J. Fort Your generosity makes our ministries possible. Learn the Word, Love the Word, Live the Word for the Kingdom of God. https://wearethewordchur…
 
Earlier this month, I spoke to writer Shaine Greenwood about his recently-published sci-fi anthology, The Aether, but we discussed a number of other topics, including beta readers, Patreon and self-promotion, social media, and whether writers should also be readers.About Shaine:Shaine Greenwood (he/him pronouns) is a Seattle-based writer who takes …
 
Kirsty Lang onColin Powell, who rose from an impoverished childhood in Harlem to become US Secretary of StateA much loved Irish poet: Brendan Kennelly who learnt his storytelling skills growing up in his father’s pub in County KerryA ground-breaking female scientist Myriam Sarachik who had to contend with the deeply entrenched sexism And the extrao…
 
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Corey DeAngelis, who has made himself the public gadfly of teachers unions, joins us to talk about how Americans’ attitudes about funding public schools changed with covid. Get Your Copy of Cooperation and Coercion Now! http://www.cooperationandcoercion.com Show Your Support for Words & Numbers at Patreon https://www.patreon.com/wordsandnumbers Qui…
 
In this episode of Word for Word, Melissa Kemble and Alison Moore interview Professor Rachel Nordlinger and Associate Professor Nick Thieberger, two linguists from the University of Melbourne about the 50 Words Project, which aims to provide a selection of 50 words in every Indigenous language of Australia. Visit their website at 50words.online Joi…
 
Never underestimate a woman who majored in philosophy Poet of mortal weakness for any young youth? Take his first touch upon thy broken truth Reflect thy light that every cup of youth Turn the bright bud of its own precious part! Choose its little ponder to the heart, Shut every artless quarter try its part, Mind and pressure from its loyal heart, …
 
Houston we have a pod. Sure William Shattner going to space is cool. But you know whats even cooler, not going to Space as a hobby! What is this Avenue 5? Do you see Zach Woods up in this bitch?? To help us unpack these billionaire field trips to the upper troposphere we enlisted the help of our good friend Dan Munck! He's a legend and a music man …
 
Together with special guest host Erin Foster we discuss the careers people have had before finding conservation, why they might have switched, and why so many of us find out about conservation a little later in life. Also tune in for an apprenticeship update from Icon and a review of ‘Managing Change in Museums and Galleries’ from Jenny. 01:16 Why …
 
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