In this episode (which contains some strong language), Amy looks at the transition between a diminutive female name and a part of her body (though which part depends on where you live) with “fanny” and Ryan talks about how both Cambridges contributed to turning shoemakers into socialites with “snob”.
Lexitecture is a podcast about words. In each episode, a Canadian (Ryan) and a Scot (Amy) each present their current favourite word and talk about its origins, current use, and try to puzzle out how it may have gone from A to B. If you love thinking and talking about words, word origins, or just random bits of head-scratching language trivia, this may be the show for you!
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