etymology podcasts

#130 Breathe Easy with "Spir"

The Latin root word spir means “breathe.” This root is the word origin of a fair number of English...

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#133 Rogue Root "Rog" Fully Interrogated

The Latin root word rog means “ask.” This Latin root is the word origin of a fair number of English...

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#135 Working with "Labor"

The Latin root word labor means “work.” This Latin root is the word origin of a “working”...

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269: Mailbag Episode

You asked. We answer. Why do we talk the way we do? Where do our words and phrases come from? And why are they...

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#136 Run the Curr Course

The Latin root word curr means “run.” This Latin root is the word origin of current and so...

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#137 Err Not with "Err"

The Latin root word err means “wander” or “make a mistake,” which is a...

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#138 What the "Fus" Is All About

The Latin root fus means “pour.” This Latin root is the word origin of a good number of English...

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#139 Actors Act or "Do" It!

The Latin root act means “do.” This Latin root is the word origin of a large number of English...

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#140 Ag and Ig "Do" It All

The Latin root ag and its variant ig mean “do.” These roots are the word origins of a fair number of...

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#141 "Rule" the Root "Arch"

The Greek root arch means “rule.” This Greek root is the word origin of a fair number of English...

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"SPELL" IN SPELLING, FUTURISM POLICING, AI, FLYING BIKE

Cutting edge news, as featured on the governments news "do not read list", powered by citizen journalists and...

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#142 Time Is "Temp"orary

The Latin root temp means “time.” This Latin root is the word origin of a fair number of English...

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#143 Burst Open Words with "Rupt"

The Latin root rupt means “burst.” This Latin root is the word origin of a good number of English...

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#144 Go Get "It"!

The Latin root it means “go.” This Latin root is the word origin of and so “goes” through a...

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#145 "Stat" Stands at the Ready!

The Latin root stat and its variant stit mean “stand.” This Latin root is the word origin of a large...

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#146 May Dur Be Hard and Durable

The Latin root dur means “hard.” This Latin root is the word origin of a good number of English...

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#149 Father Pat R

The Latin root patr means “father.” This Latin root is the word origin of a fair number of English...

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Put this in your cake hole

Baked goods have a special place in English expressions. In this episode, we find out if you can ever have your cake...

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#151 Dissect Words with Sect!

The Latin root sect means “cut.” This Latin root is the word origin of a good number of English...

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#152 "Fort" Makes Your Vocabulary Strong!

The Latin root fort means “strong.” This Latin root is the word origin of a large number of English...

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