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The Train is Servicing The Station

Yo, listeners! There’s another online-only podcast from “A Way with



This time, Grant answers questions about the word “agio” from a fellow in

Kamloops–learn more about that name, too–and he responds to reader mail

about the expression “bleeding edge” and whether the word “email” is

singular or plural. Also, Martha and Grant talk with a caller *peeved*


the seemingly salacious wording of a public-service announcement he hears

during his daily train commute in Washington, D.C.

And…we’re hopping-happy to announce our brand-spank-me-new listener

discussion board! Have at it:



Martha Barnette & Grant Barrett

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