Lexitecture

Lexitecture

Ryan Paulsen and Amy Hanlon

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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.
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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.
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Episode 100: Surrogate Fr...

04 Oct 2021 | 01 hr 44 mins 31 secs

Episode 100: Surroga...

04 Oct 2021 | 01 hr 44 mins 31 secs

Episode 99: Apothecary Cu...

20 Sep 2021 | 56 mins 11 secs

Episode 99: Apotheca...

20 Sep 2021 | 56 mins 11 secs

Episode 98: Monster Islan...

06 Sep 2021 | 40 mins 53 secs

Episode 98: Monster ...

06 Sep 2021 | 40 mins 53 secs

Episode 97: Listener Word...

23 Aug 2021 | 23 mins 32 secs

Episode 97: Listener...

23 Aug 2021 | 23 mins 32 secs

Episode 96: Lieutenant Be...

10 Aug 2021 | 53 mins 04 secs

Episode 96: Lieutena...

10 Aug 2021 | 53 mins 04 secs

Episode 95: Flirt Graph

26 Jul 2021 | 55 mins 32 secs

Episode 95: Flirt Gr...

26 Jul 2021 | 55 mins 32 secs

Episode 94: Two Nerds, On...

12 Jul 2021 | 40 mins 41 secs

Episode 94: Two Nerd...

12 Jul 2021 | 40 mins 41 secs

Episode 93: Quit Quite Qu...

28 Jun 2021 | 17 mins 41 secs

Episode 93: Quit Qui...

28 Jun 2021 | 17 mins 41 secs

Episode 92: Violet Murder

14 Jun 2021 | 44 mins 34 secs

Episode 92: Violet M...

14 Jun 2021 | 44 mins 34 secs

Episode 91: Sport Slogan

17 May 2021 | 37 mins 52 secs

Episode 91: Sport Sl...

17 May 2021 | 37 mins 52 secs

King Bleach

03 May 2021 | 43 mins 28 secs

King Bleach

03 May 2021 | 43 mins 28 secs

Suspicious Map

19 Apr 2021 | 58 mins 17 secs

Suspicious Map

19 Apr 2021 | 58 mins 17 secs

Superstitious Gymnastium ...

05 Apr 2021 | 01 hr 08 mins 47 secs

Superstitious Gymnas...

05 Apr 2021 | 01 hr 08 mins 47 secs

Ramshackle Problem

22 Mar 2021 | 35 mins 04 secs

Ramshackle Problem

22 Mar 2021 | 35 mins 04 secs

Guest Adult Face (Feat. P...

08 Mar 2021 | 01 hr 16 mins 12 secs

Guest Adult Face (Fe...

08 Mar 2021 | 01 hr 16 mins 12 secs