Episode 21: Borrow(ed) Carpenter
In this episode, Amy tracks definitions that not only shift but outright reverse with “borrow” and Ryan watches as ‘treowwryhta’ goes extinct after the advent of “carpenter“.
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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