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Shakespeare’s First Folio

In observance of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, copies of his First Folio will be touring all 50 states, plus Puerto Rico, for the public to see. It seems fitting, considering what D.H. Lawrence wrote about the Bard: “When...

Apache Thunder Proverb

An Apache proverb goes It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand. This is part of a complete episode.

Our Widdle Puggle-Wuggle!

Thunder and lightning! It's another email newsletter from "A Way with Words," where we put the "recess" in "recession." In our latest broadcast we talked about "fankle," baby platypuses (as they say at...

blood and thunder

blood and thunder  n.— «We hear about the horrors of fishnet burn, a fishscale pattern some skaters get when they fall down on the track while wearing fishnet stockings. I’ve also heard about a practice drill called “blood and...

hail damage

hail damage  n.— «Thighs without dimples or craters. Thighs noticeably absent of the spongelike appearance commonly referred to as hail damage or cottage cheese. Thighs that don’t thunder or jiggle.» —“Dare to Believe…Products...

thundersnow

thundersnow  n.— «The storm did come with a novelty act as residents were treated to a rare meteorological phenomenon called thundersnow, which is caused from the upward motion of a cold front when temperatures are near freezing. And that...

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