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Mischief Night

In many neighborhoods, the night before Halloween is the night when pranksters run around wreaking all kinds of mischief–toilet-papering houses, spraying windows with shaving cream, ringing doorbells and then running away. A Connecticut woman...

Put a Snap on the Grouch Bag

Hey-o! It's another newsletter from A Way with Words This past weekend's show was completely new. We tackled the expression "put a snap on the grouch bag," how to pronounce "patronize," and the rise of the German word...


jackass v. to do something by brute force or by human power; to travel a circuitous route or itinerary. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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