Episode 484: Fun With Words and Lexicographer Emily Brewster

Episode 484

16th September 2020

Lexicographer Emily Brewster is back to settle some word related disputes! Word origins, uses, pronunciations, and much more! 

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Guest Emily Brewster of Merriam-Webster

Lexicographer Emily Brewster is back to settle some word related disputes! Word origins, uses, pronunciations, and much more!

Emily’s the host of Merriam-Webster’s new podcast Word Matters. She and other Merriam-Webster editors challenge supposed grammar rules, uncover surprising word origins, and peek behind the curtain at the hidden weirdness of the English language. It’s is available wherever you get podcasts.

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  • Emily Brewster

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