W.O.W. Plucky

RR136 Word of the Week Plucky; specifically plucky comic relief I use this phrase but never realized to be plucky is to be brave. Plucky comic relief is another thing entirely and it is seated in rhetoric. Learn the difference between the word and the phrase with me. Included is a quasi shameless plug for … More W.O.W. Plucky

W.O.W. Hope

RR133 Word of the Week: Hope Did you know about all the biblical definitions and explanations for the word hope? Ried did not. In this week’s word of the week she goes over the usual Cambridge and Oxford English dictionary definitions for hope. But there is added commentary on the religious interpretations of the word … More W.O.W. Hope

W.O.W. Conflate

RR131 Word of the Week: Conflate Ried finds words in the oddest ways. This week’s word is from the movie Incredibles 2. Advisory this is a migraine assisted podcast episode. Without giving any spoilers Ried manages to tell the story of how she came across this word in the movie. Kids movies; a vocabulary source…go … More W.O.W. Conflate

Incredibles 2

RR130 Friday Film Review: The Incredibles 2 WARNING: Spoilers, use of words Whoopass, and crap Ried sends her apologies for the wonky show schedule this week. Life got in the way of the schedule. Which is less than great but we forge onward. The Incredibles 2 was incredible and more. Find out the details of … More Incredibles 2

W.O.W. Stress

RR129 Word of the Week: Stress…Eustress…Distress Ried is tackling the complexities of the word stress. This was going to be last week’s word but there was so much nuance (and information) that nuance ended up being the W.O.W. for last week. Ried goes over some of the differences and how stress was not used to … More W.O.W. Stress

Sugar Me Not

Language Warning: God and hell are spoken in thie episode. RR128 Sugar Me Not. How much sugar is recommended in the daily diet? What is the best sugar to have? Does fruit count? Ried goes over all this and more in this week’s episode. Hear some things to look out for in your daily diet. … More Sugar Me Not