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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.
 
"JE COMPRENDS R", si vous ne savez pas ce que cela veut dire, ce podcast est fait pour vous ! Chaque année, plusieurs centaines de nouveaux mots font leur apparition et intègrent la langue française. Nouveaux services, évolution des mœurs, inquiétudes contemporaines, autant de raisons pour qu'émergent les mots grossophobie, disruption, ghosting, fake news, et bien d'autres. Ne décrochez pas ! Alix et Camille vont décoder avec impertinence ce nouveau dico contemporain. Ne vous faites plus gho ...
 
MURDER DICTIONARY {mer-der dik-she-ner-e} : a humorous discussion between true crime fanatics : an exploration of multiple cases based on the weekly topic, following the letter sequence of the alphabet : a great excuse for the podcast hosts to call their morbid curiosities "research"
 
Allar and Matt work for the EU bank. But they’re not bankers. So they often find themselves wondering just what their super-smart banker colleagues are talking about. Each week they sit down with experts from the European Investment Bank and make them explain words, phrases and concepts frequently used in economics and finance in a way that's understandable, whether you’re a student, a citizen, or a business owner. No jargon, no acronyms--but just about as much fun as a finance podcast can b ...
 
RESPECTABILITY, n. The offspring of a liaison between a bald head and a bank account. BEAUTY, n. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones. If these caustic definitions catch your fancy, you'd enjoy The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce. He was a columnist with the San Francisco News Letter, a weekly paper which was a business publication aimed at the corporate sector. However, it ...
 
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When high schooler Gracie Cunningham posted a TikTok asking where algebra came from, she probably didn’t expect to become a viral sensation. There were the usual Twitter trolls, but some unexpected voices also began piping up, causing a flurry in the math world.Thank you to Chad, the listener who suggested that we do an episode on algebra. If you h…
 
I read from commentate to commingle. I realized I said that there are people who "suffer from stuttering" but I should not have used the word "suffer". Some people might describe it that way, but not everyone. So I apologize. The word of the episode is "commingle". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_…
 
I read from commencement to commentary. The word of the episode is "commandment". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ http…
 
Today’s word inspired a piece of classical music by composer Steven Mackey for solo trumpet and orchestra that has its world premiere today, October 21, 2021, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and conductor Gustavo Dudamel! The word is a noun that means “a mock serenade with kettles, pans, horns, and other noisemakers given for a newly married coup…
 
I read from commander in chief to commence. The word of the episode is "commandment". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ …
 
I read from command to commander. The word of the episode is "command". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitte…
 
I read from comic book to comma fault. The word of the episode is "comity". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://tw…
 
I read from comfortable to comical. The word of the episode is "comfort food". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https:/…
 
I read from come-outer to comfort. The word of the episode is "comet". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter…
 
I read from comedy to come out. The word of the episode is "comedy drama". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twi…
 
I read from come to come down. The word of the episode is "comedic". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.c…
 
I read the word come. The word of the episode is "come". At the end of the episode I said that this episode is airing on October 12, but it's not. Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictio…
 
I read from combine to comdt. The word of the episode is "combining form". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_compound Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https…
 
I read from combat to combinatory. The word of the episode is "combination shot". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ http…
 
I read from columnar to comb. The word of the episode is "Coma Berenices". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coma_Berenices Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://w…
 
I read from colubrine to column. I said that Columbine is named after that plant but I don’t actually know so just ignore me. I was guessing Harlequinade and Columbina! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbina https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harlequinade The word of the episode is "column". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.f…
 
It’s important to look our part and be fashionable! Today’s word is used in tailoring and dressmaking, and is a noun that means “the armhole opening in a garment through which the hand, and then the arm, passes, and to which a sleeve may be attached.” Can you guess it? Fit more words into your vocabulary by listening now!…
 
I read from color wheel to colubrid. The word of the episode is "colostomy". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://t…
 
I read from colored to colorway. The word of the episode is "coloring book". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://t…
 
I read from color to colored. The word of the episode is "colorblind". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter…
 
I read from colony to color. Cello music by Jonah Kraut. https://www.instagram.com/jonahkraut/ The word of the episode is "color". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.co…
 
I read from Colonel Blimp to colonus. Read more about Colonel Blimp here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonel_Blimp Chilean music is Violette Parra singing "Gracias a la Vida". https://youtu.be/w67-hlaUSIs The word of the episode is "colonoscopy". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwa…
 
I read from collywobbles to colonel. The word of the episode is "collywobbles". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https:…
 
I read from collodion to collyrium. The word of the episode is "colloquial". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://t…
 
Are you between a rock and a hard place, wordies? Today’s word has you covered, literally. It's a noun that means “a structure usually regarded as a tomb, consisting of two or more large, upright stones set with a space between and capped by a horizontal stone.” Can you guess it? Press play for more!…
 
I read from collide to collocation. The word of the episode is "collieshangie". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https:…
 
I read from college to collet. The word of the episode is "college". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.c…
 
I read from collection to colleen. The word of the episode is "collective unconscious". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective_unconscious Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypo…
 
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