Season 2, Episode 7
Check out the ways that American English has been transformed by the Vikings, the Cold War, computers, music, gambling and the different meaning we give to the colors of the rainbow.
Season 2, Episode 6
Ever wonder why a "last ditch effort" rarely involves digging an actual ditch, or why a temporary worker is hired as a "freelancer"? Find out how words used to describe the military, police, aviation and baseball have infiltrated our everyday language
Season 2, Episode 5
From circuses and vaudeville to plays and movies, find out how the world of entertainment influenced the common words and phrases we say every day.
Season 2, Episode 4
Discover the ways that American English has been transformed by the clothes we wear, the crimes we commit, the punishments we receive, the insults we use and even the internet.
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