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

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

W.O.W. Nuance

RR126 Word of the Week: Nuance During the regularly scheduled W.O.W. research Ried decided to save the word for another week. Instead she reviewed the word nuance. I can tell you she is not terribly satisfied with the outcome. Still her explanation may help you with the understanding of this word. If you have another … More W.O.W. Nuance

W.O.W. Thankful

RR123 Word of the Week: Thankful (in honor of Thanksgiving) This one is short and mostly to the point. Because there was not a whole lot of interesting info other than Thankful was actually a name. I am THANKFUL to all of you my listeners and I want to give a big shout out to … More W.O.W. Thankful