In this episode, Amy gathers mysterious etchings and meanings with “read” (27:58) and Ryan is a not-historian learning about fishing and billiards with “English” (0:56).

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Also, for anyone interested in the Fosbury Flop, check out this video that talks about how Dick Fosbury revolutionized the high jump at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

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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One comment on “Episode 79: Read English

  1. Annie Chastain says:

    I really loved this episode !

    I’ve been reading Will Storr’s The Science of Storytelling which has a bit about the neuroscience of reading!

    Also I agree that meditation is hard. Thanks for such a delightful podcast!

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