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 Mrs. Astor’s Horse (episode #1530) — 27 July 2019 | download

 At First Blush (episode #1529) — 13 July 2019 | download

 Gift Horse (episode #1528) — 28 June 2019 | download

 Had the Radish (episode #1527) — 15 June 2019 | download

 Abso-Bloomin-Lutely (episode #1526) — 1 June 2019 | download

 Niblings and Nieflings (episode #1525) — 11 May 2019 | download

 Kite in a Phone Booth (episode #1524) — 27 April 2019 | download

 Kids Are Asking (episode #1523) — 11 April 2019 | download

 Strawberry Moon (episode #1522) — 6 April 2019 | download

 Spill the Tea (episode #1521) — 23 March 2019 | download

 Dirty Laundry (#episode 1520) — 9 March 2019 | download

 Keep Your Powder Dry (episode #1519) — 23 February 2019 | download

 One-Armed Paper Hanger (episode #1518) — 16 February 2019 | download

 Hair on Your Tongue (episode #1517) — 9 February 2019 | download

 Train of Thought (episode #1516) — 2 February 2019 | download

 Colonial English (episode #1515) — 26 January 2019 | download

 Space Cadet (episode #1514) — 22 December 2018 | download

 Howling Fantods (episode #1513) — 15 December 2018 | download

 Cootie Shot (episode #1510) — 8 December 2018 | download

 Bottled Sunshine (episode #1512) — 17 November 2018 | download

 Care Package (episode #1511) — 10 November 2018 | download

 Ding-Ding Man (episode #1509) — 27 October 2018 | download

 Take Tea for the Fever (episode #1508) — 20 October 2018 | download

 Sundog (episode #1507) — 13 October 2018 | download

 Oh, For Cute! (episode #1506) — 6 October 2018 | download

 Coinkydink (episode #1505) — 29 September 2018 | download

 Up Your Alley (episode #1504) — 28 July 2018 | download

 Piping Hot (episode #1503) — 22 July 2018 | download

 Mimeographs and Dittos — 23 June 2018 | download

 Spicy Jambalaya — 16 June 2018 | download

 Chopped Liver — 9 June 2018 | download

 Truth and Beauty – 28 May 2018 | download

 Dessert Stomach – 12 May 2018 | download

 Far Out, Man – 28 April 2018 | download

 Brollies and Bumbershoots – 14 April 2018 | download

 Cool Your Soup – 7 April 2018 | download

 Put on the Dog – 31 March 2018 | download

 Gee and Haw – 10 March 2018 | download

 Gung Ho – 3 March 2018 | download

 Crusticles and Fenderbergs – 10 February 2018 | download

 Bun in the Oven – 3 February 2018 | download

 Flying Pickle – 27 January 2018 | download

 Happy as Larry – 20 January 2018 | download

 Brand Spanking New – 16 December 2017 | download

 The Last Straw – 9 December 2017 | download

 Hidden Treasures -18 November 2017 | download

 Butterflies in Your Stomach -11 November 2017 | download

 Catch You on the Flip Side – 4 November 2017 | download

 All Verklempt – 28 October 2017 | download

 Hunk Waffle – 21 October 2017 | download

 Pants on Fire – 14 October 2017 | download

 Frozen Rope – 7 October 2017 | download

 Flop Sweat – 22 July 2017 | download

 Smile Belt – 15 July 2017 | download

 A Shoo-in – 8 July 2017 | download

 Noon of Night – 24 June 2017 | download

 Naked as a Jaybird – 3 June 2017 | download

 Hot Dog, Cold Turkey – 27 May 2017 | download

 Skedaddle – 7 May 2017 | download

 Coast Is Clear – 24 April 2017 | download

 Gone To Seed – 3 April 2017 | download

 Hell’s Half Acre – 27 March 2017 | download

 Steamed Bun – 20 March 2017 | download

 Charismatic Megafauna – 20 February 2017 | download

 Knuckle Down – 13 February 2017 | download

 Lie Like A Rug – 5 February 2017 | download

 Pig Latin – 29 January 2017 | download

 Flee Fly Flo – 31 December 2016 | download

 We’ve come a long way! – 30 December 2016 | download

 Whistle in the Dark – 12 December 2016 | download

 Chocolate Gravy – 5 December 2016 | download

 Fickle Finger of Fate – 21 November 2016 | download

 Stars and Garters – 14 November2016 | download

 Boss Of Me – 31 October 2016 | download

 Sunny Side Up – 24 October 2016 | download

 Spur of the Moment – 17 October 2016 | download

 Hell For Leather – 10 October 2016 | download

 Listening Is Only Half Of It – 18 September 2016 | download

 There’s Something About A Way with Words… – 14 September 2016 | download

 Pop Stand – 1 August 2016 | download

 Punch List – 25 July 2016 | download

 Sweet Dreams – 20 June 2016 | download

 How We Roll – 13 June 2016 | download

 Gangbusters – 30 May 2016 | download

 XYZ PDQ – 23 May 2016 | download

 Hang a Ralph – 16 May 2016 | download

 You Bet Your Boots – 9 May 2016 | download

 Pink Slip – 11 April 2016 | download

 Criss Cross Applesauce – 4 April 2016 | download

 Whistle Pig – 28 March 2016 | download

 Copacetic – 29 February 2016 | download

 Mustard on It – 22 February 2016 | download

 Proof in the Pudding – 15 February 2016 | download

 Hot Mess – 8 February 2016 | download

 Wolf Whistle – 14 December 2015 | download

 Busted Melon – 7 December 2015 | download

 Jump Steady – 23 November 2015 | download

 Scat Cat – 26 October 2015 | download

 Tennessee Top Hat – 19 October 2015 | download

 Beat the Band – 12 October 2015 | download

 Fighting Artichokes – 5 October 2015 | download

 Burn Bag – 28 September 2015 | download

 Bingo Fuel – 13 July 2015 | download

 Spit Game – 29 June 2015 | download

 Shakespeare’s Insults – 1 June 2015 | download

 Pebble Picker – 17 May 2015 | download

 There Once Was A Gal From – 11 May 2015 | download

 Shiver Me Timbers – 20 April 2015 | download

 Hector’s Pup – 13 April 2015 | download

 Eat the Grindstone – 23 March 2015 | download

 Pickle Seeder – 16 March 2015 | download

 Green Eyed Monster – 9 March 2015 | download

 Blind Tiger – 2 March 2015 | download

 Idiom’s Delight – 23 February 2015 | download

 Whistle Britches – 16 February 2015 | download

 Noon Balloon to Rangoon – 9 February 2015 | download

 Above Your Raisin – 2 February 2015 | download

 An Urgent Need from A Way with Words | download

 Catch My Fade – 22 December 2014 | download

 Buckle Down – 15 December 2014 | download

 Curse of Knowledge – 8 December 2014 | download

 An Ear For Wine – 10 November 2014 | download

 Electric Hootenanny – 3 November 2014 | download

 Do Me a Solid – 27 October 2014 | download

 Hell’s Bells – 20 October 2014 | download

 I’ll Be Sheep Dipped – 13 October 2014 | download

 Fat Buttery Words – 6 October 2014 | download

 Month of Sundays – 29 September 2014 | download

 Lord Love a Duck – 30 June 2014 | download

 Now You’re Cooking with Gas – 23 June 2014 | download

 Pumpkin Floater – 16 June 2014 | download

 Upstairs Basement – 9 June 2014 | download

 Hang a Salami – 12 May 2014 | download

 Hard Words Are Hard – 5 May 2014 | download

 Brown As a Berry – 28 April 2014 | download

 Nothing to Sneeze At – 14 April 2014 | download

 Keep Your Pants On – 7 April 2014 | download

 Springtime Twitterpation – 31 March 2014 | download

 Dust Bunnies – 24 March 2014 | download

 Sound of a Kiss – 17 March 2014 | download

 Blow a Gasket – 10 March 2014 | download

 Feeling Gruntled – 17 February 2014 | download

 The Big Cheese – 10 February 2014 | download

 By the Seat of Your Pants – 3 February 2014 | download

 How America Talks – 27 January 2014 | download

 Thrown for a Loop – 23 December 2013 | download

 Sexy Prunes – 16 December 2013 | download

 Not Quite a Boyfriend – 9 December 2013 | download

 Wet Brick – 25 November 2013 | download

 Catbird Seat – 18 November 2013 | download

 Jumped Up Bald-Headed – 11 November 2013 | download

 I’ll Be Your Boo – 4 November 2013 | download

 Monkey’s Wedding – 28 October 2013 | download

 Writerly Insults – 21 October 2013 | download

 Mr. Can’t Died – 14 October 2013 | download

 Drop a Dime – 7 October 2013 | download

 That Old-Book Smell – 30 September 2013 | download

 Polyglot Problems – 1 July 2013 | download

 Ride the Merry-Go-Round – 24 June 2013 | download

 Bouncy House of Language – 17 June 2013 | download

 On the Shoe Phone – 3 June 2013 | download

 Got Your Six – 13 May 2013 | download

 A Hole to China – 1 April 2013 | download

 Whistling Dixie – 18 March 2013 | download

 Gnarly Foot – 11 March 2013 | download

 Bump and Grind – 4 March 2013 | download

 Gracious Plenty – 11 February 2013 | download

 Cute As a Button – 4 February 2013 | download

 South End of a Chicken – 28 January 2013 | download

 Clean As a Whistle – 24 December 2012 | download

 Help support A Way with Words today | download

 Pie in the Sky – 17 December 2012 | download

 Little Pitchers – 10 December 2012 | download

 Kissed Her on the Stairs – 3 December 2012 | download

 A Dancer Who Walks for a Living – 19 November 2012 | download

 Make a Train Take a Dirt Road – 12 November 2012 | download

 The One Who Brung You – 5 November 2012 | download

 Fake English – 29 October 2012 | download

 Can Of Worms – 22 October 2012 | download

 Nothing to Sneeze At – 15 October 2012 | download

 Gone Pecan – 8 October 2012 | download

 Dog-and-Pony Show – 1 October 2012 | download

 Good Juju – 24 September 2012 | download

 What’s a Hipster? – 25 June 2012 | download

 Crazy Crossword Clues – 18 June 2012 | download

 Lousy with Diamonds – 11 June 2012 | download

 Two Shades of Grey – 4 June 2012 | download

 Raining Cats and Dogs – 28 May 2012 | download

 Like a Bad Penny – 7 May 2012 | download

 The Horse You Rode In On – 30 April 2012 | download

 Shank of the Evening – 23 April 2012 | download

 Rock Paper Scissors – 26 March 2012 | download

 Mute Point – 19 March 2012 | download

 The Uncanny Valley – 12 March 2012 | download

 Kissing Games – 20 February 2012 | download

 The Rubber Match – 13 February 2012 | download

 Strange Spelling Bee Words – 6 February 2012 | download

 Gibberish Language – 30 January 2012 | download

 By Jingo – 23 January 2012 | download

 Like a Boss – 16 January 2012 | download

 Bah Humblebrag – 19 December 2011 | download

 Special Request! — Help Support A Way with Words | download

 A Murmuration of Starlings – 12 December 2011 | download

 Not the Thongs You’re Thinking Of – 5 December 2011 | download

 The Whole Kit and Caboodle – 14 November 2011 | download

 Why Do Auctioneers Talk So Fast? – 7 November 2011 | download

 You Sound Old – 31 October 2011 | download

 Why Do Girls Wear Pink? – 24 October 2011 | download

 Red Light, Green Light (minicast) – 17 Aug. 2011 | download

 Of Pupae and Pupils (minicast) – 10 Aug. 2011 | download

 Infix is Just Another Word for Fanfreakintastic (minicast) – 3 Aug. 2011 | download

 Who is Chester Drawers – 11 July 2011 | download

 A Yankee Dime – 4 July 2011 | download

 Tweet Nothings – 13 June 2011 | download

 Tend to the Rat-Killin’ – 6 June 2011 | download

 Everything is Tickety-Boo – 9 May 2011 | download

 The Ultimate Slang Dictionary – 2 May 2011 | download

 Qi, Qat, and Za: Great Scrabble Words – 14 March 2011 | download

 It’s in My Wheelhouse – 7 March 2011 | download

 Word Up! – 17 Jan. 2011 | download

 Cut to the Chase – 27 Dec. 2010 | download

 Too Much Sugar for a Dime – 20 Dec. 2010 | download

 A Roberta of Flax – 22 Nov. 2010 | download

 NPR Puzzlemaster Will Shortz – 16 Nov. 2010 | download

 Words of the Year – 15 Nov. 2010 | download

 Lunatic Fringe – 25 Oct. 2010 | download

 Drinking Terms (minicast) – 6 Oct. 2010 | download

 A Louse in a Wrestling Jacket – 4 Oct. 2010 | download

 Cellar Door (minicast) – 19 July 2010 | download

 What’s the Possessive of Y’all? (minicast) – 8 July 2010 | download

 Not to Be Confused with Hieronymus (minicast) – 30 June 2010 | download

 Forte or For-tay: Is Pronunciation Your Strong Suit? (minicast) – 24 June 2010 | download

 Season and Sea Change (minicast) – 18 June 2010 | download

 Are You Annoyed by Embololalia? (minicast) – 18 June 2010 | download

 Get Your Nickels Together for a Jitney Supper – 7 June 2010 | download

 Hit the Pickle Button – 10 May 2010 | download

 Pardon Our French – 19 April 2010 | download

 Awkward Turtle – 5 April 2010 | download

 Jan Freeman, Write it Right – 4 March 2010 | download

 Magnolia Mouth, Zero Plurals, and Cluster Simplification (minicast) – 22 July 2009 | download

 Jack Lynch, Author of The Lexicographer’s Dilemma – 22 Jan. 2010 | download

 Ken Jennings: Not-So-Trivial Pursuits (minicast) – Jan. 12, 2010 | download

 Words of the Decade – 21 Dec. 2009 | download

 Coinkydinks and Big Boxes – 30 Nov. 2009 | download

 Shivaree – 4 Nov. 2009 | download

 Bless Your Heart – 31 May 2010 | download

 Tilly Tickets (minicast) – 20 Oct. 2009 | download

 Roy Blount Jr. Slings Southern Slang (minicast) – 15 Oct. 2009 | download

 We Cook Off Our Potatoes (minicast) – 13 Oct. 2009 | download

 What’s Slang Jang? (minicast) – 8 Oct. 2009 | download

 Nuclearly (minicast) – 6 Oct. 2009 | download

 West Word, Ho! – 28 Sept. 2009 | download

 English Down Under – 21 Sept. 2009 | download

 Oh-ah, Oh-ah: That’s How We Roll (minicast) – 17 Sept. 2009 | download

 The Prehistoric Mother Tongue (minicast) – 15 Sept. 2009 | download

 Never Bolt Your Door with A Boiled Carrot – 14 Sept. 2009 | download

 The Txting Db8 – 7 Sept. 2009 | download

 Bogarting Bangers – 31 Aug. 2009 | download

 Poets Laureate and Poetry Brothels – 24 Aug. 2009 | download

 Words With K in Them Are Funny – 17 Aug. 2009 | download

 Bothered by People Talking in the Third Person? (minicast) – 13. Aug. 2009 | download

 Going for that Anti-Marketing Dollar – 10 Aug. 2009 | download

 How Do You Pronounce “Etiquette”? Minicast – 7 Aug. 2009 | download

 Don’t Give Me Any of That Flannel Minicast – 5 Aug. 2009 | download

 Like a Duck on a June Bug – 3 Aug. 2009 | download

 Moded, Corroded, Your Booty Exploded – 27 July 2009 | download

 Martha: The Love Dimple – 3 Oct. 2007 | download

 I, For One, Welcome Our New Robot Overlords – 20 July 2009 | download

 A Walk Spoiled But Our Lie is Good – 13 July 2009 | download

 Trespasses vs. Debts – 9 July 2009 | download

 Postal Abbreviations – 8 July 2009 | download

 Tweet, Tweet! Polly Wanna Cracker! – 6 July 2009 | download

 A Snarl of Serial Commas – 24 June 2009 | download

 Chicken Scratches and Creaky Voice – 29 June 2009 | download

 L-U-R-V-E, Love – 22 June 2009 | download

 That’s What “Friend” is For? Minicast – 18 June 2009 | download

 Great Googly Moogly Minicast – 17 June 2009 | download

 Summer Housekeeping Minicast – 16 June 2009 | download

 Once Upon a Time – June 15, 2009 | download

 Falling off the Wagon (minicast) – 3 June 2009 | download

 Days of Wine Flights and Mullets – 1 June 2009 | download

 Poetry Minicast – 27 May 2009 | download

 Hip-Hop Book of Rhymes – 13 May 2009 | download

 Souped Up and Sizzling – 11 May 2009 | download

 One Fell Swoop Minicast – 6 May 2009 | download

 A Conversation with Roy Blount Jr. – 29 April 2009 | download

 Macaroni and Gravy? – 23 April 2009 | download

 Almost Up to Possible – 20 April 2009 | download

 What’s a Hobson’s Choice? – 15 April 2009 | download

 Dust Bunnies and Ghost Turds – 6 April 2009 | download

 What the Cluck? (Part 2) – 1 April 2009 | download

 What the Cluck? – 25 March 2009 | download

 Stem-winding and Spellbinding Sentences Minicast – 18 March 2009 | download

 Leapin’ Lexical Inventions – 11 March 2009 | download

 Elvis in a Cheese Sandwich – 9 March 2009 | download

 Twacking around Duckish Minicast – 4 March 2009 | download

 How About a Game of Meehonkey? – 16 Feb. 2009 | download

 Love Joe Floggers? So Don’t I! – 2 Feb. 2009 | download

 Just a Dite about Sculch and Dooryards – 26 Jan. 2009 | download

 Will The Rain Hurt The Rhubarb? – 17 Jan. 2009 | download

 Hoopoe Heads – 12 Jan. 2009 | download

 A Moniker for Your Monitor – 12 Jan. 2009 | download

 Automobile Words of the Year – 29 Dec. 2008 | download

 The Lipstick Express – 15 Dec. 2008 | download

 I Can Has Shimmery Eyez – 15 Dec. 2008 | download

 PUMA (minicast) – 8 Dec. 2008 | download

 Ground Game (minicast) – 1 Dec. 2008 | download

 Moonbats and Wingnuts – 1 Dec. 2008 | download

 Nuke the Fridge – 23 Nov. 2008 | download

 A Year of Words – 17 Nov. 2008 | download

 Of Gossamer and Geese (minicast) – 10 Nov. 2008 | download

 Pwned Prose, Stat! – 10 Nov. 2008 | download

 Language Headlines (minicast) – 3 Nov. 2008 | download

 Hair of the Politics that Bit You – 3 Nov. 2008 | download

 Riddled Through With Riddles – 27 Oct. 2008 | download

 Darwinism and the Dictionary (minicast) – 20 Oct. 2008 | download

 Reading the OED from A to Z – 13 Oct. 2008 | download

 Language Headlines (minicast) – 6 Oct. 2008 | download

 Regional Food Names: When Is a Milkshake Not a Milkshake? Minicast – 29 Sept. 2008 | download

 Antipodes and Grooks Minicast – 22 Sept. 2008 | download

 Maverick and Gobbledygook Minicast – 15 Sept. 2008 | download

 Lackabookaphobia? Minicast – 8 Sept. 2008 | download

 The Secret Language of Families – 8 Sept. 2008 | download

 Pair o’ Docs Paradox Minicast – 1 Sept. 2008 | download

 Language Headlines Minicast – 25 August 2008 | download

 Insegrevious Paratereseomaniacs – 25 Aug. 2008 | download

 When is a Bell Pepper a Mango? Minicast – 17 Aug. 2008 | download

 Word Jocks, Lettered in Language – 17 Aug. 2008 | download

 Language Headlines – 11 August 2008 | download

 Give It the Old College Slang – 11 August 2008 | download

 Name That Accent Minicast – 3 August 2008 | download

 Index v. Indice Minicast – 28 July 2008 | download

 Put a Snap on the Grouch Bag – 28 July 2008 | download

 Small Talk, the Word Game Minicast – 21 July 2008 | download

 Word Encounters of the First Kind | download

 Emoticons Minicast – 14 July 2008 | download

 Dits and Dat Minicast – 7 July 2008 | download

 Barbecue Stoppers and Marmalade Droppers – 7 July 2008 | download

 Do Singers Have Accents? Minicast – 30 June 2008 | download

 Paper to Pixels, Pages to Screens – 30 June 2008 | download

 My Brilliant Careen Minicast- 23 June 2008 | download

 Celebrate National Grammar Day – 23 June 2008 | download

 How to Address an Envelope to a Married Couple Minicast – 16 June 2008 | download

 Cruciverbalists Play Across and Down – 16 June 2008 | download

 Careful with That Teakettle Minicast! – 9 June 2008 | download

 Expresso Dating and Dying Tongues – 9 June 2008 | download

 The Word Candidate Minicast – 2 June 2008 | download

 An Estival Festival of Summer Minicasts – 2 June 2008 | download

 Road Trip! – 26 May 2008 | download

 Typewriters We Have Loved – 31 Mar. 2008 | download

 Bite the Wax Tadpole – 24 March 2008 | download

 See a Man About a Horse – 12 January 2008 | download

 Words of the Year – 24 Dec. 2007 | download

 Season Premiere: Howdy, It’s a Wit’s War! – 26 Nov. 2007 | download

 Grant: Nosy Parkers and Butternuts – 20 Nov. 2007 | download

 Martha and Grant: Points on a Compass, the Saga Continues — 14 Nov. 2007 | download

 Martha and Grant: The Blue Bark Mystery – 7 Nov. 2007 | download

 Martha and Grant: Let’s Blow This Joint – 31 Oct. 2007 | download

 Grant: Dangerous Books You Should Read – 24 Oct. 2007 | download

 Martha and Grant: Hey, That’s Mine! – 17 Oct. 2007 | download

 Martha: Appalachian Cackleberries – 10 Oct. 2007 | download

 Martha: A Collection of Collective Nouns – 26 Sept. 2007 | download

 Buffet Flats Minicast — 19 September 2007 | download

 This Week or Next Minicast — 12 September 2007 | download

 Gardentoolism Minicast — 22 August 2007 | download

 What a Load of Bunk! — 15 August 2007 | download

 The Train is Servicing the Station — 8 August 2007 | download

 The New Word Open Mic — 3 August 2007 | download

 The Secret Lives of Flowers — 1 August 2007 | download

 Summer Podcast Mailbag — 25 July 2007 | download

 Summer Podcast: Palindromes — 4 July 2007 | download

 Slang This, the Language Quiz — 27 June 2007 | download

 Introducing Summer Minicasts — 20 June 2007 | download