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With Apologies to E.E. Cummings

Inspired by our conversation about the word lapslock, a Berkeley, California, listener pens a funny ditty based on an E.E. Cummings poem, “anyone lived in a pretty how town.” When Cummings read the original poem aloud, he recited it...


If someone is being nibby or nebby, they’re nosy. This Western Pennsylvania term goes back to the old Scottish term nib or neb, meaning nose. This is part of a complete episode.

grease man

grease man  n.— «Life inside the pen must be making Abe Hirschfeld even nuttier. The former Miami Beach commissioner/part-time Palm Beach resident/ spitting machine/would-be Paula Jones grease man claims he swung the presidential election...