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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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I read from clannish to claret. Go learn about the Buffalo Soldiers. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_Soldier The word of the episode is "clapboard". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clapboard Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionar…
 
I read from clairvoyance to clamp. The word of the episode is "clang". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/ https://www.patreon.com/spejampar 917-727-5…
 
I read from clairvoyance to clamp. The opposite of clammy is just dry! Why didn't I think of that? The word of the episode is "clairvoyance". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clairvoyance Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ http…
 
I read from civil servant to claddagh. Go visit Clacton-on-Sea! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clacton-on-Sea https://goo.gl/maps/GJGwDQLVkzxrTZCq5 You got a claddagh ring? Here's more info and how to wear it" https://rusticandmain.com/blogs/stories/irish-claddagh-ring-meaning The word of the episode is "civil union". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
 
I read from civil death to civil rights. The words of the episode is "civil disobedience" and "civil rights". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_disobedience https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_and_political_rights dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/diction…
 
I read from city hall to civil. You wanna know about viverrids? Go read this! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viverridae The word of the episode is "civil". dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/ https://www.patreon.com/spejampar 917-727-5757…
 
I read from ciré to cissy. More info on the word "cisgender" because clearly I was a little confused as to why it wasn't in the book and also why the prefix "cis-" is used. https://www.etymonline.com/word/cisgender#etymonline_v_53367 The word of the episode is "cirrus". dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twit…
 
I read from circumstantial to circus catch. The word of the episode is "circus". The classic circus song is called "Entry of the Gladiators" or "Thunder and Blazes" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5csNO3oMrQ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/…
 
I read from circumambient to circumlunar. More info on "circumference" but yes, I was right! The formula is C = 2πr https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circumference Oops, Weird Al actually said "automatic circumcisers". My bad! The word of the episode is "circumambient". The song is Elk by Meydän dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedicti…
 
I read from circular to circum-. Here's the history of the circular saw. https://www.yorksaw.com/history-circular-saw/ The word of the episode is "circular file". https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/circular_file dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/ …
 
I read from cilantro to cinture. More info on the Countess of Cinchon, if you care to look. There's not a lot here. I told you I would only do a little research. LITTLE. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Countess_of_Chinchon I should've sang "shake your movie maker!" That would've been hilarious. The word of the episode is "cilium". dictionarypod@g…
 
I read from church mode to churr. More info on church modes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregorian_mode https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mode_(music) The word of the episode is "churn". dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/ https://www.patreon.com/…
 
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