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Brollies and Bumbershoots

If you think they refer to umbrellas as bumbershoots in the UK, think again. The word bumbershoot actually originated in the United States! In Britain, it’s prolly a brolly. • Also: snow-grooming language, more than one way to say bagel...

Bougie Origins

The word bougie evolved from bourgeois, meaning characteristic of the middle class. Bougie most often has a derogatory sense. It’s sometimes spelled boojee. This is part of a complete episode.

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