In this episode, Ryan is diving back into the pile of listener suggestions to try to find the etymology behind “stubble“, to figure out why we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway, whether “the jig is up” or “the gig is up”, and to see if there’s any connection between “bear“, “bear” and “bare“.
Lexitecture is a podcast about etymology (the linguistics study of the origin and history of words). In each (normal) 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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