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Science Diction

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What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to you by Science Friday and WNYC Studios.
 
Cricket for everyone – your friendly guide to the world's strangest sport. Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins combine match analysis with irreverence, politics and cricket history as they follow the game they love around the world and run in-depth interviews with guests. You can support the show at patreon.com/thefinalword. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Welcome to our whimsical adventure of idioms and other turns of phrase. Each week, we delve into the origins of phrases to find out how they came into the English language. We tell the story of how the phrase got from its beginnings to where it is today. Shauna and Dan are two big nerds, so expect some geek culture references, random trivia facts, and loads of laughs!
 
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Tonight on the Last Word: Lawrence O’Donnell outlines how President Biden is getting involved in the infrastructure negotiations by meeting with members of Congress. Rep. Suzan DelBene, who was in one of those meetings with President Biden, discuss what was discussed behind closed doors. Jonathan Capehart and EJ Dionne further contextualize how Pre…
 
Host Ricky Sacks was joined by Jason McGovern and returning guests Frank Major and Leon Emirali on this edition of the Last Word On Spurs panel to review Tottenham Hotspur's Carabao Cup win against Wolves. Along with also previewing Spurs' North London derby against Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. #TOTTENHAM #HOTSPUR #TOTTENHAMHOTSPUR #SPU…
 
Having trouble sleeping? You need a lullabye to help you sleep. Hey, want to know what the best lullabye is? Well, I would too. I thought I came up with it, but I fell asleep while writing it. When I woke up, I forgot what it was. I looked at the music sheet, and it was clear at first, but then kinda trailed off. I tried to record myself coming up …
 
At present in Ireland, there is no law that defines stalking as a crime.Eve McDowell was the victim of sustained stalking in 2019, culminating in an apartment break-in.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/09/22184019/2209Stalking.mp3"][/audio]Eve McDowell, founder of stalking.ie and Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fail Senator joined The Last …
 
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 Copyright 2021 by T…
 
Season 10, Ep 22: She wowed the world last week with her four run-outs of the non-striker while bowling for Cameroon. Now she's chatting with The Final Word: a little bit shy, and just home from school. Maeva Douma is joined by her national vice-captain, Cynerah Dibande, to translate from French. Also this week: New Zealand cancels a men's tour of …
 
Tonight on the Last Word: Donald Trump sends a letter calling on the Georgia Secretary of State to decertify the 2020 election results. Also, House Democrats pass legislation to suspend the debt ceiling and avoid a government shutdown. And the Biden Administration plans to create the first federal heat work standards. Lauren Groh-Wargo, Neal Katyal…
 
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When the three most important fashion events of the year (New York Fashion Week, The Met Gala, and the VMAs) fall near each other you can bet ur little buss we're gonna taco bout it!!! The inCOMPARABLE Daisy Oopsy joined us to dish as well as serve and work and huh- huh- HONEY about all the dolls from Olivia Rodrigo to Olivia Rodrigo and even Olivi…
 
God has placed man over the animals, but what does that mean? What does it mean for man to exercise dominion in a Christlike way? Join us as we discuss issues of husbandry, industrialism, and talk about our own experiences. Host: Rev. Zelwyn Heide Guest: Rev. David Buchs Episode: 145 Find articles and other podcast episodes on our website: wordfitl…
 
We kick off season ten with a Zoom get-together! Jenny and Kloe bring some drinks and invite people along to think about how the last 12-18 months have been. We talk about what we’ve been up to, how our workplaces have changed, the absolute state of the job market, supply issues, the ‘planning ballet,’ and what we’re proud of. Many thanks to Mandy …
 
GALATIANS EXPOSITORY SERIES Imagine the scene: An entire nation gathers on the sides of two mountains to worship. Half the people stand on one side, half on the other. They worship responsively, alternating their praise. First one group cries out to God, and then the other, with every man, woman, and child shouting in unison. This was the scene whe…
 
My spirit man always gets excited when I think about the One who sits on the throne! John had a supernatural revelation of this in Revelation chapter 4 and Isaiah also had a vision in Isaiah chapter 6, to name a couple. In this episode, I discuss what Jesus seated on the throne means for us in our Christian walk with Christ. Stay blessed! We want t…
 
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