Hot traffic talk! A caller is looking for a word for the point at which you have to reach in order to make it through a stoplight before it turns red.
If you preface a statement with “I’m not trying to be racist, but…” does that then make it okay? Is there a term for such disclaimer? This is part of a complete episode.
It’s been said that the most beautiful combination of words in English is cellar door. But why? After this caller raised the question, Grant did even more digging on the topic. The result: He wrote an article about it that appeared in the New...
A Texas listener came across the word Boche in a biography of a French statesman, and wants to know: What does it mean, exactly?
How do you pronounce this word that means someone’s strong suit? Like fort or fortay? And what does it have to do with fencing?
Um, are you, like, one of those people who, um, get, like, really annoyed, by, um, you know, like, um, lots of filler words in, you know, like, conversation? If it’s any comfort, there’s a great term for this. Can you say embololalia?