W.O.W. Usury

RR176 Word of the Week: Usury Cambridge: the activity of lending someone money with the agreement that they will pay back a very much larger amount of money later; the lending of money at extremely high interest rates Oxford English: The action or practice of lending money at unreasonably high rates of interest. Investopedia: Usury … More W.O.W. Usury

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W.O.W. Zealot

RR170 Word of the Week: Zealot To me this word sounds like some sort of vegetable…like Brussels sprouts (yeah, it’s plural). But zealot is another thing entirely; a not so good thing. More not so good than Brussels sprouts. Zealot Cambridge: a person who has very strong opinions about something, and tries to make other … More W.O.W. Zealot

W.O.W. Reciprocity

RR167 Word of the Week: Reciprocity This word is a good one to remember if you would like to have a beneficial relationship. It applies to business relationships and personal ones…even when there are amorous. Definitions: Cambridge: a situation in which two groups agree to help each other by behaving in the same way or … More W.O.W. Reciprocity

W.O.W. Extrapolate

RR164 Word of the Week: Extrapolate I have no idea why this word came into my head…wait I watched Orville; don’t all those SciFi space travel shows talk about extrapolating data? In any event, the etymology is a little long on this one but I still break it down into layman’s term as much as … More W.O.W. Extrapolate

W.O.W. Inundate

RR148 Word of the Week: Inundate…a little late but that is why I chose this word. Too much? Drowning? You may be inundated. That was me last week and we will go over what Cambridge, Oxford and even Urban dictionaries have to say about the definition of the work inundate. Like, share, comment, subscribe: Home … More W.O.W. Inundate

W.O.W. Resilience

RR142 Word of the Week: Resilience Ried goes over the definition of the work resilience while tripping up a bit on the pronunciation of its Latin origins. Be fair warned she was a little punchy and it is evident when you listen to this podcast. Resilience is often used when referring to mental state or … More W.O.W. Resilience

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. 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