In this episode, Amy thumbs through a variety of definitions of “tab” (18:30 – with a side-trip into the story of “tag” at 34:20) and Ryan tries not to get ambushed by “fear” (41:40).

Also, thanks to new Patreon supporter, Laurel (0:55) and to Luca for (1:30) for transcribing a couple of our early episodes!! 

We also talk about a guy who doesn’t speak/know Scots writing the bulk of Scots Wikipedia (4:30).

Here’s the “Acronymphomania” article Amy talked about.

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!

Please subscribe to us on Spotify, Google Play Music, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts or wherever you get your podcasts!   Also, if you enjoy what we do, please give us a great rating on iTunes – it’s a huge help in letting other people know we’re worth listening to.   Finally, to support the podcasting work we do, please consider becoming a Patreon sponsor at www.patreon.com/lexitecture   Thanks!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *