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?!
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.
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.