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

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 4, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 4, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: November 4, 2020, 21.64 MB
Wed 4 Nov 2020

On this weeks episode of Word Salad, we are learning about the language of flowers. Rach and Tess learn there's plenty of room for miscommunication through your bouquets. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 28, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 28, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 28, 2020, 27.69 MB
Wed 28 Oct 2020

Amelia runs us through Trademarks and Genericism, from velcro to bubblewrap, what are we even allowed to say?

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 21, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 21, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 21, 2020, 25.28 MB
Wed 21 Oct 2020

Proverbs, the ol' sayings we love to use. Amelia brings in some of her faves, and Rachel and Tess try to figure out what they mean.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 14, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 14, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 14, 2020, 19.97 MB
Wed 14 Oct 2020

This week we're talking about words to do with politics, specifically, filibustering. Seems topical. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 7, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 7, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: October 7, 2020, 21.79 MB
Wed 7 Oct 2020

Things are getting magical on Word Salad with Amelia. We're talking the origins of Abracadabra, Hocus Pocus, and Alakazam. Spooky.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 30, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 30, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 30, 2020, 13.11 MB
Wed 30 Sep 2020

Ever wondered why we don't pronounce the 'T' in 'mortgage'? Well wonder-no-more! Amelia's here to inform us on the French history of the word.

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

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 16, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 16, 2020, 21.48 MB
Wed 16 Sep 2020

Ahhh, tmesis. This one comes with a content warning as we delve into the world of swearing-in-the-middle-of-words. Phew!

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

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 9, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 9, 2020, 20.18 MB
Wed 9 Sep 2020

Amelia's got portmanteau on the brain this morning. We're covering all our favourites, and of course, gerrymandering.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 2, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 2, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 2, 2020, 26.25 MB
Wed 2 Sep 2020

We're diving straight into another rabbit hole with Amelia's guidance. This week talking about Onomatopoeia, Fernand de Saussure and Structuralism. 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: August 26, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: August 26, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: August 26, 2020, 22.18 MB
Wed 26 Aug 2020

Linguistic determinism, what a concept. Amelia helps Rach and Tess wrap their heads around what meaning our words have in relation to our world. No light topics around here.