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

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.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 6, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 6, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: January 6, 2021, 19.59 MB
Wed 6 Jan 2021

Wordsmith Amelia D'Screte is up in studio with some crazy facts. Quite literally as it happens, as they've got all the etymology knowledge you could ever want on all the different words we use to describe something as crazy. Ranging from food to the moon to the Vikings, tune in to learn about the crazy word world. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: December 16, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: December 16, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: December 16, 2020, 20.85 MB
Wed 16 Dec 2020

It's that time of the year, where the top word lists are revealed and Amelia isn't a fan. On Word Salad this morning, Amelia shares her own list of top words of the year. From simp to poggers, we've really got everything you need for you 2020 vocabulary. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: December 9, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: December 9, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: December 9, 2020, 15.9 MB
Wed 9 Dec 2020

Amelia gets festive on Word Salad this morning, talking the words related to Christmas.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 25, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 25, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 25, 2020, 18.63 MB
Wed 25 Nov 2020

Amelia talks us through the lipogram, a hobby that you may not have heard of before but is definitely headed for a revival. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 18, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 18, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 18, 2020, 18.01 MB
Wed 18 Nov 2020

Amelia takes us on a journey through the order of adjectives, Adjective Order, which leads us into Ablaut Reduplication. Phew!

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 11, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 11, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 11, 2020, 18.07 MB
Wed 11 Nov 2020

Money, money, money. Amelia is talking us through the history of the words we use for money. Coin, banks, bankrupt, where does it all come from?