In this episode, we hit a momentous and arbitrary-base-10-numbering-system milestone of 100 episodes! Amy gets cheesy with “friend” and Ryan asks for a sub with “surrogate” but the REAL story is all the amazing people who contributed clips, and to whom we are extremely grateful:

We are consistently and boundlessly amazed by how supportive, generous and generally awesome all of our podfriends have always been, but especially in helping us ring in our Centepisode with so many cool facts and wonderful clips!!

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 100: Surrogate Friend

  1. Ann Young says:

    I am a devoted listener of Lexitecture because of Kevin Stroud.

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