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Word Salad

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

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 14, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 14, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 14, 2021, 19.94 MB
Wed 14 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata, Amelia D'Screte is talking Mount Weasels. What in the flaming heck is that? Whakarongo mai nei to find out. 

 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 7, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 7, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 7, 2021, 20.45 MB
Wed 7 Apr 2021

Amelia D'Screte is in studio talking extinct words! From hodads to growlerys, joblers to brabbles, whakarongo mai for some old school schooling. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 17, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 17, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 17, 2021, 16.18 MB
Wed 17 Mar 2021

Amelia D'Screte is here with the ample knowledge beholden only to the best wordsmiths. Today it's time shove dusty old Latin into the corner to make way for english words with Polynesian roots! 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 10, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 10, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 10, 2021, 17.74 MB
Wed 10 Mar 2021

Today Amelia D'Screte is in studio and chatting to Rachel and Zoë all about "eggcorns." What's that, you ask? Tune in to find out more. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 3, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 3, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: March 3, 2021, 28.68 MB
Wed 3 Mar 2021

This week on 'Word Salad' Amelia brings us "Mondegreens", or commonly misheard lyrics and poetry (see: "scuse me while I kiss this guy"). Tune in to learn more and hear the utterly batshit mondegreens sent in from the bFM listeners. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 24, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 24, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 24, 2021, 19.99 MB
Wed 24 Feb 2021

This week we're going through the hello's and goodbye's, where did they come from? What do they mean? Luckily, Amelia is here to guide us.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 10, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 10, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 10, 2021, 17.88 MB
Wed 10 Feb 2021

We're getting on board the nautical theme today, Amelia takes us through some of the various saying that came from the sailing days.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 3, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 3, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: February 3, 2021, 22.05 MB
Wed 3 Feb 2021

Ahh, the history of punctuation, Amelia is here to run us through 2000 years of history in ten minutes.  

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 27, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 27, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 27, 2021, 17.1 MB
Wed 27 Jan 2021

Amelia talks us through the origin of the word pool. Not the big puddle of water, but the game played on a billiard table or the term used to describe a number of people getting in a car together to go somewhere. Who would've thought we'd end up talking about chickens?!

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 13, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 13, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 13, 2021, 19.59 MB
Wed 13 Jan 2021

Amelia talks us through the posh british surnames that begin with two f's. A mystery that we might have an answer to on this weeks episode.