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Amelia D'Screte teaches us about where words come from.
Do you know any birds by their first names? Amelia does and thankfully she's here to share them with us.
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.
Amelia joins us with the history of the logy, often confused with the ology.
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?
We have to start with a content warning, as Amelia brings us the scoop on minced oaths. Flipping heck.
Amelia explains rebracketing to us. What does it mean? Why is a hamburger called a hamburger if it doesn't have any ham in it? It's all too confusing.
Amelia's come to us with a disclaimer so be warned. Today's word is jazz, while also touching on jizz. Nice.
This week Amelia's giving us a fast but informative lesson on the months of the year. Where did the names come from? Do we really need 12 of them? ...what even is time? Yikes.
Amelia's joining us this week with a very topical word. Today we're talking Quarantine.
We've got another lesson with Amelia this week, learning the origins of the word dunce. Tune in so you can impress your friends with some fruity new words.
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