Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Episode 125: Brass Tacks

 

This week Shauna and Dan explore the numerous origin stories of the phrase get down to brass tacks. Does it come to use from rhyming slang or coffin nails? Or perhaps furniture making or clothing materials. Or does it come to us from an older phrase not having anything to do with brass tacks? Find out on this week's #BunnyTrails



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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Episode 124: Words The Vikings Gave Us by Grace Tierney


This week Shauna and Dan talk with author Grace Tierney about her new book, Words the Vikings Gave Us. From Bluetooth to Narwhal, the Old Norse language gave or influenced some of English's most well-known words. Plus there's talk of Vikings the TV show, the Viking role in the unicorn mythos, and Norse inspirations in video games.  #BunnyTrails
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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Episode 123: Apple of My Eye


This week Shauna and Dan talk about how the pupil is a hole in your eye, but is also sorta shaped like an apple. Kinda? Anyway, you can be the apple of our eyes by listening to the show and sharing it with others! 

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Episode 122: Mind Your P's and Q's

 


From bartenders to school children, clothing to dancing, typesetting to top quality, everyone and their dog has an idea about where this phrase comes from. Shauna and Dan explore the likely origin stories to help debunk the myths and narrow down the options on this week's #BunnyTrails



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