Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Episode 79: Coronavirus COVID-19



Looking for a lighter take on the global pandemic? Have you ever wondered how they come up with the names of new diseases? This week on Bunny Trails we'll walk you through the Word History of "coronavirus", as well as the process for naming the viruses and the diseases. We'll talk who names them, how they name them, and why they name them as they do. Plus, we'll talk about the best COVID-19 memes!


Wednesday, March 4, 2020

RETRO Ep14: Rose Colored Glasses



Shauna and Dan debate whether seeing the world through rose-colored glasses is a good thing or a bad thing. History sure has an answer, but it's an interesting journey on this week's Bunny Trails!

Originally aired June 19, 2018.



Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Episode 78: Heads Will Roll



Heads will roll is often used to declare someone will be punished, but not with a literal decapitation. But it's predecessors origins - and our phrases re-popularization - are rooted in far more literal realms. This week's show features blood-lusting Kings, murderous Queens, tyrannical dictators, with surprise appearances by William Shakespear, Lewis Carroll, and Beetlejuice.




Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Episode 77: Ugly Duckling



Shauna and Dan break down "Ugly" and "Duckling" to find the source of this fairy tale phrase. Shauna struggles with a word but finds she can sing it just fine. Dan makes bad jokes. Despite the mean sounding phrase, it's a heartwarming coming of age tale on this week's #BunnyTrails!


Wednesday, February 12, 2020

RETRO Episode 35: Valentine's Day Idioms



This week is a look back to February 2019 where Shauna and Dan explore a brief history of Valentine's Day and the phrases Match Made in Heaven, Love Is Blind, All's Fair in Love and War, and Love at First Sight. #BunnyTrails


Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Episode 76: A Little Birdie Told Me



A Little Birdie told us this phrase originated with the King James Bible. A quick search shows us the King James version of the Bible isn't even the first version to use the concepts, though none of them use the exact phrase. So join us to see just how this phrase did get its start, and what we were saying before that Little Birdie brought us the news. #BunnyTrails

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