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Episode 1570

Cool Beans

If you speak a second or third language, you may remember the first time you dreamed in that new tongue. But does this milestone mean you’re actually fluent? And a couple’s dispute over the word regret: Say you wish you’d been able...

Pronouncing Bagel

A 14 yr-old teenager pronounces the word bagel as BEH-gul, rather than BAY-gul. Her family thinks she’s crazy. Who’s right? This is part of a complete episode.

butt hutt

butt hutt  n.— «Some boys end up in unsupervised group rentals they call “butt huts” because of the crowded sleeping, while others live in cars or end up in jail.» —“Boys Cast Out by Polygamists Find Help” by Erik...

wildcatting

wildcatting  n.— «Law enforcement officials have had a good track record of catching unlicensed van or bus operators carrying individuals who cross over the border out of the county, a process known as “wildcatting...