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Dibs, Hosey, or Finnie

Halloo and hiya! Here's another podcast from A Way with Words.

When you were a child and wanted to lay claim to something, what did you say? Did you call "dibs"? Or did you "hosey" it? A caller is curious about another verb used in such situations: "finnie." Grant explains this word's meaning and origin.


By the way, we're just weeks away from resuming our full one-hour shows and podcasts. Stay tuned!

Freezing our seats while we pop over to the library,

Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett

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