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Outdated Word Comebacks

Some outdated words wind up coming back in cheeky and ironic ways. For example, kids these days likely know groovy from Austin Powers, not from the flower children. This is part of a complete episode.

Not Those Rubbers, These Rubbers

Depending on what generation you’re from, “Get your rubbers!” could mean put on your galoshes or it put on something else! This is part of a complete episode.

Innocent Boner

At one time, a boner was a mistake. And now, it’s — you know. Beware of that outdated usage, grownups! This is part of a complete episode.

A Paraprosdokian

Add this to your list of paraprosdokians: Two guys walked into a bar. The third one ducked. This is part of a complete episode.

Humongous vs. Gargantuan

Which word is larger, humongous or gargantuan? Which refers to something larger? Grant and Martha agree with usage expert Bryan Garner that the word gargantuan is the larger of the two. This is part of a complete episode.

Sly Southern Insult

Here’s a sly Southernism for Sundays: “Each one of his sermons is better than the next.” This is part of a complete episode.

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