W.O.W. Respect

RR139 Word of the Week: Respect Warning this is a ruff and raw recording. It is late. I had a hard day and apparently my notes ramble on…perhaps to the point of boredom. But hey it could be a new word and i found a really great explanation of the word respect from the Council … More W.O.W. Respect

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