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MURDER DICTIONARY {mer-der dik-she-ner-e} : a humorous discussion between true crime fanatics : an exploration of multiple cases based on the weekly topic, following the letter sequence of the alphabet : a great excuse for the podcast hosts to call their morbid curiosities "research"
 
Allar and Matt work for the EU bank. But they’re not bankers. So they often find themselves wondering just what their super-smart banker colleagues are talking about. Each week they sit down with experts from the European Investment Bank and make them explain words, phrases and concepts frequently used in economics and finance in a way that's understandable, whether you’re a student, a citizen, or a business owner. No jargon, no acronyms--but just about as much fun as a finance podcast can b ...
 
RESPECTABILITY, n. The offspring of a liaison between a bald head and a bank account. BEAUTY, n. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones. If these caustic definitions catch your fancy, you'd enjoy The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce. He was a columnist with the San Francisco News Letter, a weekly paper which was a business publication aimed at the corporate sector. However, it ...
 
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I read from coercive force to coffee house. The word of the episode is "coexist". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ http…
 
Do you have the blues, word mavens? Don’t get too bogged down, or you’ll miss the brilliance of today’s word. It's an adjective meaning “of or having a light, purplish shade of blue, like that of a clear and unclouded sky.” Is it clear which word this is? Listen now to be sure!
 
Everyone needs a shoulder to cry on, and today’s word is designed to channel our deepest regrets. The word of the day is a noun meaning “deep sorrow, compunction, or contrition for a past sin, wrongdoing, or the like.” Can you guess it? Tap play to find out more.
 
I read from coelacanth to coercive. The word of the episode is "coequal". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twit…
 
Today’s word is sure to keep us chugging along. The word of the day is a noun meaning “a truck, as for military supplies,” though it can also refer more broadly to vehicles with the same purpose, such as wagons. Do you know it? Hitch your wagon to us and listen in!
 
I read from codicil to coefficient of viscosity. The word of the episode is "codswallop". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionaryp…
 
Slow and steady wins the race, and just like that maxim, today’s word is also inspired by our torpid, shelled reptilian friends. It's an adjective that means “formed like the carapace of a tortoise” or, by extension, “arched” or “vaulted.” Can you envision it? Listen know to hear more!
 
I read from coda to codger. The word of the episode is "codger". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/d…
 
Let’s take a trip down the rabbit hole—and today’s word has quite the journey in mind. The word of the day is a verb that means “to explore caves, especially as a hobby.” What do you think it is? Make words your hobby by pressing play now!
 
I read from cocky to COD. The word of the episode is "cocoa". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dict…
 
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, word lovers, and today’s word will have you calling it by whatever name you please. It's an archaic English word meaning “called” or “named.” Can you recall it? Listen now for a reminder!
 
I read from cockney to cock up. "La Cucaracha" song by the amazing Gipsy Kings. The word of the episode is "cocktail". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://ww…
 
Have you ever felt cut off from the world around you? Today’s word shows what happens when that separation is on the map. It's a noun meaning “a portion of a country geographically separated from the main part by surrounding foreign territory.” Can you guess it? Be part of the wordie world by listening now!…
 
I read from cockatiel to cockloft. The word of the episode is "cockles of the heart". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ …
 
I read from cochlea to cockapoo. The word of the episode is "cochlea". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochlea Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook…
 
Today’s word will have you releasing everything you have pent up inside. It's an adjective that means “of or relating to the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tensions, especially through certain kinds of art, as tragedy or music.” Do you know it? Listen now for some relief!
 
I read from cobwebby to cochineal insect. Suicide Prevention Hotline. Please call or go to the website if you're thinking about this. 800-273-8255 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Suicide_Prevention_Lifeline The word of the episode is "coccidioidomycosis". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! h…
 
Ever pulled an all-nighter, wordies? You’ll be tempted to burn the midnight oil after hearing about today’s word. It's a verb that means “to work, write, or study laboriously, especially at night.” Can you guess it? Study up by listening now!
 
I read from cobber to cobweb. I got you covered. You wanted to learn more about the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance so here you go: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbots_Bromley_Horn_Dance https://youtu.be/qe47M27JXSI The word of the episode is "cobber". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backward…
 
It’s time for a break, but today’s word should inspire you to persevere. The word of the day is an adjective that means “incapable of being tired out” or “not yielding to fatigue.” Do you know what it is? Before calling it a day, have a listen!
 
I read from coatroom to cobalt 60. The word of the episode is "coattail". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twit…
 
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, logophiles, and today’s word is all about just that. The word of the day is a noun that means “a particular neighborhood or district, or the people belonging to it.” Can you guess it? Are you in the vicinity? Listen to find out!
 
I read from coaster brake to coatrack. The word of the episode is "coat hanger". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https…
 
Do you hear wedding bells, wordies? You’ll be prancing down the aisle soon enough with this word! It's an adjective that means “matrimonial,” “conjugal,” or generally “of marriage or wedlock.” Can you guess it? Before you commit, press play!
 
I read from coarctation to coaster. My wife's wood burning shop on Etsy! https://www.etsy.com/shop/FirewalkwithmeDesign The word of the episode is "coast". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCz…
 
Sometimes, word aficionados, we all need a break—whether we want to take one…or not. Today’s word usually refers to the latter situation. It is a noun that means “a suspension of activity.” Do you know it? Stop what you're doing and listen in!
 
I read from coagulum to coapt. That "bison" phrase in the fun holiday list was obviously a reference to "bicentennial" but in the moment I couldn't hear that because my eyes took over my brain. It was so obvious! The word of the episode is "coalesce". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Back…
 
Have you ever been told that you have a magnetic personality, word enthusiasts? Well, today’s word certainly is alluring. It's a noun that means “something that attracts strongly.” What could it be? Feel the pull to press play!
 
I read from coacervate to coagulate. I TOTALLY mispronounced the "coagulate" words. Apologies. Can you ever forgive me? The word of the episode is "coagulate". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmA…
 
It’s time to head back to school! Today we discuss a two-word noun that means “a school, college, or university at which one has studied and, usually, from which one has graduated.” Does it ring a bell? Tap play to ring in the academic year!
 
I read from CNM to co-). The word of the episode is "C-note". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dict…
 
I read from clutch to cnidarian. The word of the episode is "clutter". Check out my mom's book about clearing your space! https://www.amazon.com/Clear-Your-Space-Clear-Mind/dp/1458357635/ Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…
 
There are no magic bullets, word lovers, but today’s word can certainly bring us close to a cure-all. It's a noun that means “a pet scheme or remedy, especially for social or political ills.” Do you know it? Listen now to get some relief!
 
I read from clueless to cluster headache. The word of the episode is "clumsy". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmIujMwEDbgZUexyR90jaTEEVmAYcCzuq dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https:/…
 
I read from clubber to clue. The word of the episode is "club fungus". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basidiomycota Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/…
 
Kick those anagrams to the curb because today’s word is all about crosswords and the people who love them. The word is a noun that means “a designer or aficionado of crossword puzzles.” Can you puzzle it out? Tap play for the answer!
 
I read from clown to clubbed. The word of the episode is "clubbable". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/ https://www.patreon.com/spejampar 917-727-57…
 
If anyone ever told you, word lovers, that you would some day move mountains, today’s word will help you get started. It's a noun that means “the process of mountain making or upheaval.” Do you know what it is? Learn about it by listening now!
 
I read from clout to clown. And yes, the ME "clowe", AF "clou", and the Latin "clavus" all mean "nail" and "girofle" means "clove". The word that looks more like "clove" doesn't (or didn't) even mean "clove" so something interesting happened etymologically. The word of the episode is "clown". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clown Featured in a Top 10…
 
I read from cloud to cloudy. The word of the episode is "cloud-cuckoo-land". https://books.google.com/books/about/Cloud_Cuckoo_Land.html?id=DrIWEAAAQBAJ&source=kp_book_description Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://t…
 
Get your cheeks ready for pinching because today’s word is about family near and far. It's a noun that means “an entire family network comprising relatives by blood and marriage and sometimes including close friends.” What could it be? Call a friend and listen in!
 
I read from clothesline to cloud. The word of the episode is "cloud". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/ https://www.patreon.com/spejampar 917-727-57…
 
Breathe a sigh of relief, word enthusiasts, because today’s word should put an end to your interpersonal troubles. It's a noun that means “an establishment or reestablishment of harmonious relations.” Can you agree on what it is? Listen now to confirm!
 
I read from close-up to clotheshorse. The word of the episode is "clotbuster". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ dictionarypod@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/thedictionarypod/ https://twitter.com/dictionarypod https://www.instagram.com/dictionarypod/ https://www.patreon.com/spejampar 9…
 
Let’s take a trip back in time and ponder a word that describes a simpler time. The word of the day is an adjective that means “characteristic of or pertaining to any innocent or carefree period.” What do you think it is? Dive in now to find out!
 
I read from close hauled to closet queen. If you like your brain, go check out my friend’s book “Brainscapes”! Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain―And How They Guide You https://www.amazon.com/dp/1328949966/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_7BWNFVSB9RWETD4A9HB4 The word of the episode is "closet". Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary …
 
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