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Word of the Day

Updated 11 days ago

Education
Higher Education
Language Courses
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In this podcast, we highlight fun but underused words, explain their usage and origin, provide real-life conversational examples for each, and generally have a good time.

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In this podcast, we highlight fun but underused words, explain their usage and origin, provide real-life conversational examples for each, and generally have a good time.

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Happy 1 Year Anniversary WotD!!

By Hanna with a Jo - Jan 16 2018
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This is the best language podcast on the San Francisco Peninsula, that is also recorded in a Rav4!

Absolutely Riveting

By ShadJar - Dec 21 2017
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This show is unimaginably informative and superlatively entertaining. Wow wow.

iTunes Ratings

52 Ratings
Average Ratings
49
2
1
0
0

Happy 1 Year Anniversary WotD!!

By Hanna with a Jo - Jan 16 2018
Read more
This is the best language podcast on the San Francisco Peninsula, that is also recorded in a Rav4!

Absolutely Riveting

By ShadJar - Dec 21 2017
Read more
This show is unimaginably informative and superlatively entertaining. Wow wow.
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Word of the Day

Updated 11 days ago

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In this podcast, we highlight fun but underused words, explain their usage and origin, provide real-life conversational examples for each, and generally have a good time.

Rank #1: Episode 91 - Precocious

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Being precocious is relatively easy. Staying precocious is impossible. 

Aug 06 2019
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Rank #2: Episode 90 - Harbinger

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If you're not mispronouncing words, you're probably not learning very many new words. 

Jul 14 2019
11 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 75 - Ensconced

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There is no greater nuisance in society than a dull and persevering punster. 

Jul 03 2018
11 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 50 - Eschew + Obfuscation

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This program eschews obfuscation, and also Nashua cashew chew crash news.

Sep 27 2017
13 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 55 - Milquetoast

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Includes recipe for genuine milk toast.

Nov 28 2017
14 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 89 - Commiserate

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Once you listen to this episode, you'll no longer be able to commiserate with your friends who also haven't heard it yet. 

Jun 25 2019
13 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 66 - Officious

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If you give a person a clipboard...

Feb 27 2018
9 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 48 - Nay

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Naysayers gonna naysay this episode.

Sep 12 2017
13 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 65 - Laconic

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Laconic speech will not be endured by an imperious nobility. 

Feb 13 2018
10 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 51 - Neophyte

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This episode turns linguistic neophytes into experts.

Nov 01 2017
14 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 18 - Pedantic

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Mar 11 2017
8 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 60 - Behoove

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This show features a listener Missive! 

Jan 03 2018
12 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 82 - Miscellany

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In which we send our warmest regards to the popular comedian, Demetri Martin, who we would never steal jokes from. 

Dec 04 2018
14 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 84 - Effusive

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Everybody say hello to the new Assistant Director of Grief Management. 

Jan 01 2019
17 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 17 - Misanthropic + Hornswoggle

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Mar 03 2017
7 mins
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Rank #16: Episode 38 - Quixotic

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We have a dream that someday everyone will listen to this episode.

Jun 29 2017
12 mins
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Rank #17: Episode 81 - Ostentatious

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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.

Nov 20 2018
15 mins
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Rank #18: Episode 61 - Druthers

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If we had our druthers, everyone would be using this word.

Jan 10 2018
14 mins
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Rank #19: Episode 71 - Eponymous

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This episode also contains important information about tomato crop yields. 

May 08 2018
10 mins
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Rank #20: Episode 21 - Chide + Churlish

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Mar 22 2017
10 mins
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