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The Allusionist: The Best Moments

A podcast about adventures in language, hosted by Helen Zaltzman.
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8 clips 28 MINS
  • You’ve Been Saying Khaleesi Wrong...
    95. Verisimilitude
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  • Polari: Britain’s Secret Gay Language
    99. Polari
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  • Finding Your Vocabulary All Over Again
    58. Eclipse
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  • The Word ‘Woman’ Doesn’t Come from The Word ‘Man’
    19. Architecting About Dance
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  • Dictionaries Deliberately Contain Fake Words as Copyright Traps
    7. Mountweazel
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  • The Best Errors in the English Language
    92. To Err Is Human
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  • “Iceland Changed My Baby’s Name”
    87. Name v. Law
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  • How Trump Has Changed Language Forever
    71. Triumph/Trumpet/Top/Fart
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