In this episode, Amy is holding up the walls with a “dwang“, while Ryan is trying to be as skillful and ingenious as possible with “quaint“.

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Also, for anyone looking for the links promised about that obscure 13th century book we talk about in this episode, here is the website and here is the YouTube video.

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One comment on “Episode 122: Quaint Dwang

  1. Ann Young says:

    I was waiting with bated breath for you to get around to discussing The Miller’s Tale. Nice work. And can you please send out a link to the you tube video you mentioned.

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