Ryan Paulsen and Amy Hanlon

Lexitecture

A Canadian (Ryan) and a Scot (Amy) talking about the words in the English language that fascinate them most at the moment, looking at their histories and origins and trying to piece together just how they got to where they are today.

This is a podcast for anyone interested in etymology (the study of words and their origins/history). If you've ever found yourself happier after discovering some bizarre bit of trivia about a word that you hadn't even given a second thought to (such as how the word 'trivia' relates to its Latin components meaning

A Canadian (Ryan) and a Scot (Amy) talking about the words in the English language that fascinate them most at the moment, looking at their histories and origins and trying to piece together just how they got to where they are today. This is a podcast for anyone interested in etymology (the study of words and their origins/history). If you've ever found yourself happier after discovering some bizarre bit of trivia about a word that you hadn't even given a second thought to (such as how the word 'trivia' relates to its Latin components meaning "three roads"), this might just be the podcast for you.

Episodes: 70

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Episode 68: Utter Breath

Duration: 44 min

Episode 67: Weird Innuendo

Duration: 29 min

Episode 66: Crazy Sleep

Duration: 39 min

Episode 65: Listener Wordstravaganza 2

Duration: 33 min

Episode 64: Dirty Period

Duration: 57 min

Episode 63: Quiz Volume

Duration: 51 min

Episode 62: Plague Farm

Duration: 54 min

Episode 61 - Inertia Device

Duration: 30 min

Episode 60: Blizzard Sarcophagus

Duration: 37 min

episode 59: Swear Method

Duration: 34 min

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