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English Down Under

This week, Martha and Grant discuss terms from Australia, including aerial ping-pong, pumpkin squatter, and…kangarooster? They explain the connection between stereotypes and stereos, and why we call the person clearing tables in a restaurant a...

marade

marade  n.— «Former Denver first lady Wilma Webb spearheaded the formation of the Marade—a combination march and parade. She founded the Martin Luther King Holiday Commission and pushed to make it a state holiday when she served in the...

Plural of Moose

Say there’s one moose, and then another comes along. Now there are two…what? Meese? Mooses? Moose? A Denver man wants to know the correct plural term for moose. The hosts offer news you can use about moose. This is part of a complete...

landspout

landspout  n.— « The storm produced small tornadoes often known as “landspouts.”…A landspout tornado is not a traditional tornado and usually not as strong, however they can be quite impressive.» —“Mike’s Weather...

cardboard technician

cardboard technician  n.— «The first thing you should know about David is that he is not a panhandler. He was quick to explain the difference to me. “Panhandlers are those guys you see milling around the 7-Eleven shaking their cups...