Rank #1: Episode 91 - Precocious
Being precocious is relatively easy. Staying precocious is impossible.
Rank #2: Episode 90 - Harbinger
If you're not mispronouncing words, you're probably not learning very many new words.
Rank #3: Episode 75 - Ensconced
There is no greater nuisance in society than a dull and persevering punster.
Rank #4: Episode 50 - Eschew + Obfuscation
This program eschews obfuscation, and also Nashua cashew chew crash news.
Rank #5: Episode 55 - Milquetoast
Includes recipe for genuine milk toast.
Rank #6: Episode 89 - Commiserate
Once you listen to this episode, you'll no longer be able to commiserate with your friends who also haven't heard it yet.
Rank #7: Episode 66 - Officious
If you give a person a clipboard...
Rank #8: Episode 48 - Nay
Naysayers gonna naysay this episode.
Rank #9: Episode 65 - Laconic
Laconic speech will not be endured by an imperious nobility.
Rank #10: Episode 51 - Neophyte
This episode turns linguistic neophytes into experts.
Rank #11: Episode 18 - Pedantic
Rank #12: Episode 60 - Behoove
This show features a listener Missive!
Rank #13: Episode 82 - Miscellany
In which we send our warmest regards to the popular comedian, Demetri Martin, who we would never steal jokes from.
Rank #14: Episode 84 - Effusive
Everybody say hello to the new Assistant Director of Grief Management.
Rank #15: Episode 17 - Misanthropic + Hornswoggle
Rank #16: Episode 38 - Quixotic
We have a dream that someday everyone will listen to this episode.
Rank #17: Episode 81 - Ostentatious
Do not always be witty, even if you should be so happily gifted as to need the caution. To outshine others on every occasion is the surest road to unpopularity.
Rank #18: Episode 61 - Druthers
If we had our druthers, everyone would be using this word.
Rank #19: Episode 71 - Eponymous
This episode also contains important information about tomato crop yields.