In this episode, Amy teases out a home-town industry that turned into a showbiz obstacle with “heckle” and Ryan uncovers the lordly history of the lowly “loaf”.
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One comment on “Episode 6: Heckle Loaf”
Hi May and Ryan.
Just listened to ep 6 again ( there’s so much interesting stuff in you podcasts that I have to return a few times to soak it all up ) and noted that you seemed not to know the connection between ‘loaf’ and ‘head’ i.e. ‘use your loaf’ it’s Cockney rhyming slang. ‘Loaf of bread = head’
Thanks for the entertaining and interesting podcast.