Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Episode 66: Blood Idioms - Halloween 2019

Hematophobes might want to sit this one out. Shauna and Dan delve into several idioms with the word, "blood" in them. Some you'll know, like "Blood on your hands" and "To taste blood". Some you might not know, like the hunting term "In blood" or the fighting term, "To the blood". They even test the waters on a common origin story of "Blood is thicker than water". Check out our Halloween Special for 2019!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Episode 65: Thick As Thieves

Have you ever heard the phrase thick as inkle-weavers? Yeah, us either. But it turns out to be the basis for a phrase you probably HAVE heard, so join us as Shauna inkle-weaves this fascinating tale! #BunnyTrails

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Episode 64: Steal My Thunder

This week Shauna and Dan take a close look at the phrase 'Steal My Thunder'. Shauna waxes poetic at the intersection of literature and science, while Dan sings and recounts his knowledge of Texas Wars of the 1800s.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Episode 63: Fire Phrases

This week in the United States is Fire Prevention Week, so we talk a few of our favorite phrases with the word Fire in them, including On Fire, Through Fire, Where's the Fire, and more! #BunnyTrails

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Retro Episode: Curiosity Killed the Cat

Why would anyone want to kill a cat?! This week we re-discover the origins of Curiosity Killed the Cat - originally broadcast May 15, 2018. Shauna geeks out of scientists who had curiosity get the better of them, Dan gets pedantic about Pliny the Elder, and they both go a little hard on Shakespeare. Check it out! #BunnyTrails