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Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Your language questions: https://waywordradio.org/contact or words@waywordradio.org. Call toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at 1 (877) 929-9673. From elsewhere in the world: +1 619 800 4443. All past shows ar ...
 
“We don’t sell drugs! We sell knowledge and slang game!” 2 Guys from the east side of Detroit, MI reflect on their wild upbringing while also adding a comedic point of view. Current events, music, and many other topics are discussed while heavily influenced by an assortment of spirits. Enjoy! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drugtable/support
 
As a native Chinese speaker, a language lover, a qualified language teacher, I would like to help those people who want to speak Chinese naturally in the most efficient way. The way that will help you to speak Chinese naturally without any fear, any insecurity or any doubt. It will also help you to improve your listening, reading and writing skills as well as your pronunciation. Through this podcast you will learn the REAL Chinese, Chinese that we use in our daily life. You will get to know ...
 
A weekly podcast exploring communication through jargon, language and slang within specific industries and cultures. The Incommunicado Team is made up of three independent spirits who joined forces to share their curiosity about how communication shapes our current society, what has defined it and how we could navigate it for a future that values community, belonging and tolerance. Incommunicado is hosted by James Burford, James Delin and Amy Borchard, offering three diverse perspectives to ...
 
Calling someone an Egg refers to a person who is Caucasian on the outside but is Asian on the inside. A Banana has an opposite meaning which means someone who is Asian but has a Western mindset. 1 Egg (Ryan) and 2 Bananas (Marc & Edward) all hail from the US, with different backgrounds, have united to discuss our life experiences living and working in different parts of Asia and now reside in Taiwan. We want to help English learners with new phrases, idioms and slang, while incorporating som ...
 
Australian English has many fascinating stories, interesting etymologies, and wonderfully weird slang. The language is constantly evolving as the world around us changes; new words are created, meanings change, and other things get left behind. In Word for Word, we explore the surprising histories behind everyday words and phrases, go behind-the-scenes with the dictionary editors, and meet some of Australia's most interesting word-lovers, from Scrabble champions to hip-hop artists. Join us a ...
 
AJ Marks and Megan Sola-Guinto are two American musicians living in England who host a biweekly podcast with a variety of local and international guests to discuss the cultural and linguistic differences between the U.S. and the U.K. From explaining slang to debunking various misconceptions, Americans and Britons alike can tune in to hear fresh perspectives on what the other countries are like. Email your questions, corrections and stereotypes to AIAhosts@gmail.com and follow AJ and Megan on ...
 
Are you tired of boring, slow-speaking English lessons that don't teach you the way that natives really speak? Do you wanna learn how English is spoken in the real world? In this podcast, Ethan, Andrea, and Justin—your American and British Fluency Coaches will take you beyond the classroom and help you live, learn, and SPEAK English in the real world through fun, natural, conversational lessons that will rapidly teach you: - To understand fast-speaking natives - The vocabulary, phrasal verbs ...
 
G’day and welcome to the Aussie English podcast. I’m Pete Smissen and my objective here is to teach you guys the English spoken down under. Whether you plan to travel, to work or to live in Australia or you just have an interest in our culture, history and spoken dialect of English. You have come to the right place. And whether you aim to speak English like a true blue Aussie or you just want to be able to understand “what the flippin’ hell we’re on about when we’re havin’ a yarn”. You have ...
 
Podcast for EFL and ESL learners who want learn conversational English. Listen to our live, unscripted English conversations featuring authentic English vocabulary, slang, idioms, and more. Go to https://www.betteratenglish.com/transcripts for FREE transcripts and vocabulary notes. Have fun listening and learning English with us!
 
Break Thru Kru is a podcast where individuals discuss self-improving techniques in an effort to consciously grow toward whom they're meant to be today. Our host, Brandi, shares her life experiences while exploring her inner self and traveling around as a digital nomad in her RV. Finding like-minded individuals can be challenging, and we are here to break the labels that society has placed on us today. From personal thoughts and opinions on controversial topics to group chats to a variety of ...
 
New Slang is (mostly) an interview-based podcast hosted by music journalist Thomas Mooney. For the most part, it's an hour-long conversation with singer-songwriters, musicians, and bands within the Americana, country, folk, and rock realms. We discuss influences, albums, songwriting, and all things within that artist's life. Thomas Mooney has been published in the likes of Texas Monthly, Rolling Stone Country, Lone Star Music Magazine, Texas Music Magazine, Wide Open Country, and several oth ...
 
Wazi is a Swahili word with a few meanings; clear, open and in slang it means cool.This is a free-form podcast hosted by Daisy Nduta with people we like as guest hosts. Let’s see where the conversation goes?
 
"That"s a wave!" or something being deemed "wavey" are terms commonly used in slang and in pop culture to describe something that is "cool or trendy", Leo Johnson (your host) is not shy in his use of the term. Now with every podcast he will show you what is wavey thanks to the wavehouse, focusing on notable events in pop culture and uncovering those that aren't notable yet. Luckily you aren't stuck with Leo alone, as ever so often guests will offer a good balance and also show what they find ...
 
Go Natural English helps you improve your English listening skills and fluency. The podcast will benefit intermediate to advanced learners most. Your English will benefit from language learning strategies that work, vocabulary and idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk and real conversation in American English. Learn special tips on American culture, how to listen to and speak with Americans. Join Gabby and the Go Natural English community to learn to speak America ...
 
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Access full transcripts + bonus content in the Premium Podcast and Academy memberships: https://www.AussieEnglish.com.au Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian! In this episode, we talk about the Aussie slang term "arse around". Learn what it …
 
This week the gang quizzes each other on the coolest and dumbest slang of the past ten years! All while I angrily mutter "radical" under my breath and scream at kids to pipe down with that infernal racket. Follow Us On Twitter: https://twitter.com/handsomemaster2 http://twitter.com/mc_lotta https://twitter.com/linzbot_ Tshirts n stuff: https://stor…
 
1. 卖国贼(màiguózéi) “Country-selling thief,”someone who sells out their country. Can be used for someone from any country. 2. 汉奸(hànjiān) “Chinese traitor”, or, literally, “Han traitor,”where Han is the dominant ethnic group of China. Honestly I don’t think it’s particularly healthy to have a special word just for people branded as traitors to your c…
 
In today’s podcast, we’re talking all things Slang! Ollie teaches us some funny Australian slang expressions. You’ll also learn the American and British alternatives to these words, so no matter what your favorite version of English is, you’ll learn tons of vocabulary today with us. They also talk about how slang changes based on region and generat…
 
On Episode 170, I'm joined by singer-songwriter, album producer, and artist Jon Randall. During this episode, we talk about Randall's upcoming solo album--his first in 15 years, The Marfa Tapes--the collaborative album with Jack Ingram and Miranda Lambert, what drew him to the Far West Texas town, songwriting, working with the likes of Dierks Bentl…
 
Meech and Solomon Rich are joined by Kerwin Clemens, Rome, and newcomer Freebxll Will. The guys discuss their introduction to porn, DMX, Kid Cudi, petty things they’ve done to get back at an Ex, and much more! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/drugtable/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drugtable/support…
 
Books were rare treasures in the Middle Ages, painstakingly copied out by hand. So how to protect them from theft? Scribes sometimes added a curse to the first page of those books that was supposed to keep thieves away -- and some were as vicious as they were creative! Also: if you spot a typo in a published book, should you contact the publisher? …
 
In this episode, we are joined by Shuvashish Roy, a Chevening Scholar who is currently working as the Business Head of The Daily Star, Bangladesh’s most circulated English daily. Some questions explored include, ‘When we hear people using abstract language, are we more likely to respect them?’, ‘How important is context in determining whether we us…
 
Access full transcripts + bonus content in the Premium Podcast and Academy memberships: https://www.AussieEnglish.com.au Learn Australian English in this special collaboration episode of the Aussie English podcast! Hey guys, meet my fellow ESL podcast buddy Charlie Baxter of www.thebritishenglishpodcast.com -- and today, we are going to give you th…
 
For today’s English lesson let’s take a look at some idioms that use the verb call. These are idioms that you can use in the workplace and in your personal conversations. Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details. Hey that’s ... Read More…
 
In today's podcast we talk all about Easter traditions and how this festival is celebrated in the US, the UK, and Australia. Easter is originally a religious tradition, but nowadays a lot of people see it as a family celebration where you get to share delicious Easter chocolate eggs with your loved ones. So, we talk a little bit about both these si…
 
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Who else has thought about saying "fuck it" and exploring the nomad lifestyle? Our host, Brandi, chats with Kandice, a digital nomad who dives into strategies for those who are first beginning their adventure along with some hiccups she discovered along her journey. www.breakthrukrupodcast.com www.merakimvmt.org Spirit Compass Website…
 
The homie big bad Geo of JkNews finally stops by to share her side of the vlogger life. She tells us about the beginning of Jk Films, the reason she decided to overcome her insecurities and step in front of the camera, and we discuss where she draws the line for what she puts on the internet. How far is too far? -- Thank you to our sponsors: Honey:…
 
Believe it or not, we Israelis aren’t always running late. Some of us even tend to arrive ahead of schedule. Yes, you read that right! In Hebrew, we have a special verb which means to arrive ahead of time. Guy explains. Hear the All-Hebrew Version of this Episode on Patreon New Words and Expressions: Lehakdim – To be early, to show up early – להקדי…
 
Access full transcripts + bonus content in the Premium Podcast and Academy memberships: https://www.AussieEnglish.com.au Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen for you to learn more about Australian culture, news, and current affairs. In this episode, we talk about my a…
 
In this pilot episode, hosts James Delin, Amy Borchard and James Burford introduce Series 1: Jargon by opening up the discussion around why and how we use jargon within our day-to-day working and personal lives. Some questions explored include, “What is jargon?”, “When is jargon a short-cut, and when is it the long way around?” and "What impact doe…
 
Our host Brandi asks Kendra Nelson, a Marine Biologist, for her opinion on the new Netflix Documentary Seaspiracy. While shedding light on important information, Kendra also expresses how killer whales should not be kept in tanks and what you can do to help make our oceans better or how you can "kelp". breakthrukrupodcast.com…
 
We take our voices for granted, but it's truly miraculous that we communicate complex thoughts simply by moving our mouths while exhaling. A fascinating new book reveals the science, history, and linguistics involved in human speech. And although you might associate the term paraphernalia with drug use, the word goes all the way back to ancient Gre…
 
Access full transcripts + bonus content in the Premium Podcast and Academy memberships: https://www.AussieEnglish.com.au Learn Australian English by listening to this weekly episode where I teach you all how to use English expressions like an Australian. In today's episode we recap the last 5 English expressions: Take someone's word for it Born wit…
 
Access full transcripts + bonus content in the Premium Podcast and Academy memberships: https://www.AussieEnglish.com.au Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie English podcast! I got a request from one of my followers who seem to love my pun-ny Dad jokes. So here it is! A collection of my Australian-ish English jokes for you to shar…
 
Access full transcripts + bonus content in the Premium Podcast and Academy memberships: https://www.AussieEnglish.com.au Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian! In this episode, we talk about the Aussie slang term "an ankle biter". Learn what …
 
This week Armando Torres of Cult Podcast drops in to chat about Lil Nas X and his Satan Shoes, Lola Bunny's enduring sex appeal, and the least relaxing vision quest ever. Plus, Mount Up 4 Morbius: Shitty Deep Fake Edition! Check out more of Armando right here: https://twitter.com/MandoDoesStuff Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ElyseWillems…
 
I hope you’re ready to learn some awesome words! You don’t want to use the same basic English words over and over... instead, you want to use interesting and powerful words to express yourself better. Today I'll teach you 20 verbs that will supercharge your vocabulary. That’s actually a good example – I could say “improve your vocabulary” or “expan…
 
The brightest light shines from the darkest room, and Makenzie is a light to be reckoned with. Our host, Brandi, speaks with Makenzie about how we can learn from ourselves when we speak to ourselves in child form. They both share some giggles as they try to paint their spiritual awakening experience to each other while also diving into some persona…
 
Today we have a hilarious conversation about how exactly you have friends with benefits without it getting complicated. -- Thank you to our sponsors: ButcherBox: Visit ButcherBox.com/NOCHASER to get TWO POUNDS of ground beef FREE for LIFE! BlueChew: Go to BlueChew.com and use promo code: TIM to receive first month for FREE! -- Tim @timchantarangsu …
 
Access full transcripts + bonus content in the Premium Podcast and Academy memberships: https://www.AussieEnglish.com.au Today's a more serious episode of Aussie English where I decided to talk about my recent health scare. Before going to bed the other night I discovered a lump that I'd never noticed before in one of my testicles. I was terrified …
 
We're finally discussing TV and Movies with the amazing Rachelle Diedericks! Wild Child, Naked Attraction and NCIS just scratch the surface. You can follow Rachelle at @snackingwithrachelle, AJ at @ajmarksofficial and Megan at @iamsolamusic on all platforms. Feel free to send over your questions/comments/favourite films to AIAhosts@gmail.com, or DM…
 
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