News (for those for who missed last episode)! We are going to be attending the Sound Education podcasting conference happening next month at Harvard. Both Ryan and Amy will be sitting on a “podcasting about language and linguistics” panel featuring folks from Grammar Girl, The Endless Knot, The World in Words and The History of English Podcast. Our panel is in the afternoon on Friday, November 2, and the conference runs the 2-3.

In this episode, Amy looks at painful apologies with “sorry” and Ryan looks at walking on walls with “boulevard“.

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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