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Amelia D'Screte teaches us about where words come from.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: August 5, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: August 5, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: August 5, 2020, 20.74 MB
Wed 5 Aug 2020

The Great Vowel Change, what is this? Amelia's here to run us through how we got from one vowel sound to another.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 22, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 22, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 22, 2020, 17.14 MB
Wed 22 Jul 2020

Spoonerisms are the hot topic on this weeks episode of Word Salad. Amelia runs us through how this phenomenon came to be.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 15, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 15, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 15, 2020, 21.09 MB
Wed 15 Jul 2020

Ooohh err Duckie! Today we're talking about 'Polari' on 'Word Salad', the almost-lost language spoken by gay men in the UK before homosexual law reform in the 1960s. Tune in to find out more!

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 8, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 8, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 8, 2020, 21.04 MB
Wed 8 Jul 2020

On this weeks episode of Word Salad, we're getting the TLDR on acronyms. Where did they come from? and what do they mean? Amelia tells all.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 1, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 1, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 1, 2020, 22.13 MB
Wed 1 Jul 2020

This week, Amelia teaches Rachel and Tess about words that originated from Hindu or Urdu. We're talking punch, cushy, ​bungalow and plenty more.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 24, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 24, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 24, 2020, 18.06 MB
Wed 24 Jun 2020

Do you know any birds by their first names? Amelia does and thankfully she's here to share them with us.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 17, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 17, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 17, 2020, 15.46 MB
Wed 17 Jun 2020

You know when one word has two meanings and those two meanings oppose each other? Did you know there's a word for that? Amelia's talking contronym's, aka the Janus word or an auto-antonym.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 10, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 10, 202 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 10, 202, 28.15 MB
Wed 10 Jun 2020

Amelia joins us with the history of the logy, often confused with the ology

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 3, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 3, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: June 3, 2020, 20.4 MB
Wed 3 Jun 2020

Amelia is making sounds, words that sound like sounds or words that describe sounds. But strictly not onomatopoeia. Does anyone know how to pronouce psithurism?

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 20, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 20, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 20, 2020, 21.83 MB
Wed 20 May 2020

We have to start with a content warning, as Amelia brings us the scoop on minced oaths. Flipping heck.