Adventures in language with Helen Zaltzman. Find all the episodes, transcripts and further information about all the topics and guests, at TheAllusionist.org. Seek out @allusionistshow on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and become a patron at patreon.com/allusionist.
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Have you ever wondered why it rains "cats and dogs" or why someone you like just told you to go "break a leg?" Check in weekly with your hosts Scott and Steve as they reveal the fascinating and sometimes bizarre origins of the words and phrases we use every day.