In this super special episode, the one and only Helen Zaltzman (of The Allusionist and other wonderful podcasts) joins us to talk about collective nouns for animals (and hermits?), Amy stays untouched and whole with “integrity” and Ryan goes this way and that with “varmint“.
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!
We also do a quick recap of this year’s Sound Education conference, including some talk about the language panel hosted by Mark Sundaram (The Endless Knot) and featuring Helen Zaltzman (The Allusionist), Carrie Gillon (The Vocal Fries), Ray Belli (Words for Granted) and Gretchen McCulloch (Lingthusiasm).
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