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

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.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 13, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 13, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 13, 2020, 21.13 MB
Wed 13 May 2020

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.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 6, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 6, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: May 6, 2020, 21.32 MB
Wed 6 May 2020

Amelia's come to us with a disclaimer so be warned. Today's word is jazz, while also touching on jizz. Nice.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 29, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 29, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 29, 2020, 22.9 MB
Wed 29 Apr 2020

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.