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Best Words podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Words podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, slang, new words, jokes, riddles, word games, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, books, literature, folklore, and speaking and writing well. Email your language questions for the show to words@waywordradio.org. Or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Can ...
 
Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
 
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Word of the Day
Monthly
 
In this podcast, we highlight fun but underused words, explain their usage and origin, provide real-life conversational examples for each, and generally have a good time.
 
On Ireland's most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you'll never want to miss a Word.
 
Learn, Love, and LIVE the Word! Join Pastor Rick Monday-Friday as he presents practical and applicable teaching from God’s Word that will give you daily hope. Apply biblical wisdom to your marriage, children, spiritual growth, hurts, habits, and purpose on this earth. Listen every day for your daily hope. http://PastorRick.com
 
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
 
You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say "fine," so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author and notable widow (her words) Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain, our awkwardness, and our humanness, which is not an actual word. From American Public Media.
 
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Unexplained
Weekly
 
Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast
 
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Last Word On Spurs
Weekly+
 
Bringing you debate on all Spurs games each and every week. Featuring a range of guests as we have the 'Last Word On Spurs'. #COYS #THFC
 
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Word for Word
Monthly
 
Australian English has many fascinating stories, interesting etymologies, and wonderfully weird slang. The language is constantly evolving as the world around us changes; new words are created, meanings change, and other things get left behind. In Word for Word, we explore the surprising histories behind everyday words and phrases, go behind the scenes with the dictionary editors, and meet some of Australia's most interesting word-lovers, from Scrabble champions to hip-hop artists. Join us a ...
 
"To L and Back” is a delightful recapping adventure through every single episode of the number one lesbian show you hate to love, “The L Word.” Hosted by Autostraddle.com’s Riese Bernard — one of the internet’s most storied L Word scholars - with season one cohost Kristin Russo and season two cohost Carly Usdin, this podcast comes chock full of trivia, jokes, special guests, controversial Jenny takes, fond memories and other ways in which we live and love.
 
Bishop Robert Barron's Weekly Podcast
 
Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 22:15 UTC.
 
Short, daily meditations on God’s Word that not only drive us to pray, but drive how we pray. Featuring teacher, author, and pastor David Platt.
 
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
 
Grammar Girl is your friendly guide to the English language—writing, history, rules, and cool stuff. We cover punctuation, grammar, style, word histories, idioms, and more. Five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. QuickandDirtyTips.com
 
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The Daily Stoic
Daily
 
The audio companion to DailyStoic.com's daily email meditations, read by Ryan Holiday.Each daily reading will help you cultivate strength, insight and wisdom necessary for living the good life. Every word is based on the two-thousand plus year old philosophy that has guided some of history’s greatest men and women.Learn more at: dailystoic.com
 
Join Bishop Robert Barron for a weekly podcast on faith and culture. Find more episodes at http://WordOnFireShow.com and submit your questions at http://AskBishopBarron.com.
 
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Word & Table
Monthly+
 
Word and Table is a bi-weekly podcast about liturgy, sacrament, and the great tradition of Christian worship and why it is vital in our world today.
 
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Noise
Weekly
 
Improvisation, free jazz, contemporary composition, spoken word, mash-ups, plunderphonics, ambient, electronics, avant, post rock, extreme, outer limits are some descriptors.
 
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Word Podcast
Monthly
 
David Hepworth, Mark Ellen and kindred spirits talk about music and laugh until they cry.
 
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A Word in Your Ear
Monthly+
 
Emeritus Professor Roly Sussex walks you through the linguistic mindfield, explaining the weird and wonderful aspects of English and many other languages.
 
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Pardon My Take
Weekly+
 
On "Pardon My Take," Big Cat & PFT Commenter deliver the loudest and most correct sports takes in the history of the spoken word. Daily topics, guests, and an inability to tell what the hosts might be doing will make this your new favorite sports talk show. This is a podcast that will without a doubt change your life for the better- guaranteed, or your money back. *Pretend a reggaeton air horn is going off right now*
 
Welcome to our whimsical adventure of idioms and other turns of phrase. Each week, we delve into the origins of phrases to find out how they came into the English language. We tell the story of how the phrase got from its beginnings to where it is today. Shauna and Dan are two big nerds, so expect some geek culture references, random trivia facts, and loads of laughs!
 
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Word Bomb
Monthly
 
Language moves fast and Word Bomb is here to help. Unpacking one explosive word per week, hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta talk to experts and dive deep into lived experiences to share stories the dictionary doesn't tell you.
 
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Wheat Pete's Word
Weekly
 
Every Wednesday, Peter Johnson gives you the agronomic word on all the crops growing in Canada.
 
Cricket for everyone - your friendly guide to the world's weirdest sport. Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins combine deep analysis with irreverence and political nous as they follow the game they love around the globe, and run in-depth interviews with a range of guests. You can support the show on Patreon, at patreon.com/thefinalword.
 
Akimbo is an ancient word, from the bend in the river or the bend in an archer's bow. It's become a symbol for strength, a posture of possibility, the idea that when we stand tall, arms bent, looking right at it, we can make a difference. Akimbo's a podcast about our culture and about how we can change it. About seeing what's happening and choosing to do something. The culture is real, but it can be changed. You can bend it.
 
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Word of the Day
Daily
 
The huge Amazon Alexa hit Word of the Day is now available as a podcast!Word of the Day teaches you a useful word, its definition, etymology, and gives you examples of how to use it in a sentence. A new word each and every day! Perfect for those looking to expand their vocabulary, learning English and looking for a boost and anyone who loves words.
 
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Word of the Gay
Monthly+
 
Welcome to Word of The Gay, a weekly podcast dissecting common words in the queer lexicon. Hosts Brendy and Leni will tackle a new word every week, taking a deep dive into its origin, contemporary usage, how it’s used in pop culture and how its perceived by different members of our community.
 
Public radio's game show of bluff and bluster, words and whimsy. The warmest, wittiest cocktail party - it's spirited and civil, brainy and boisterous, peppered with musical interludes. Fast paced and playful, it's the most fun you can have with language without getting your mouth washed out with soap. Our motto: It's not important to know the answers, it's important to like the answers!
 
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Look at the Book
Weekly+
 
Look at the Book is John Piper's ongoing series of 8-12 minute videos to help you learn to read the Bible for yourself.
 
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Words & Numbers
Weekly
 
Words & Numbers touches on issues of Economics, Political Science, Current Events and Policy. Each Wednesday we'll be sharing a new Words & Numbers podcast featuring Antony Davies Ph.D and James Harrigan Ph.D talking about the economics and political science of current events.
 
Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri is a thriving non-denominational church led by Pastor Brian & Peri Zahnd. We are followers of Jesus seeking to be an authentic expression of the kingdom of Jesus in the twenty-first century. Additional sermon audio and other resources are available at wolc.com.
 
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In Other Words
Monthly+
 
Discussions about art and culture with today's makers, curators, collectors and advisors. Hosted by Charlotte Burns, senior editor for Art Agency, Partners.
 
Words To That Effect: Stories of the Fiction that Shapes Popular Culture.WTTE is a narrative storytelling show that explores the intriguing places where fiction, history, science, and popular culture intersect and inspire. From the Victorian past to utopian futures, dinosaurs to detectives, zombies to mummies, how does literature shape our understanding of popular culture? Find out more at wttepodcast.com (https://wttepodcast.com). Support the show at patreon.com/wtte.
 
A daily meditation where listeners experience the Bible story and contemplate the meaning. Grow deeper by experiencing God's Word.
 
Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses linguistic evolution as a way of understanding larger historical and cultural changes.
 
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Lexitecture
Monthly+
 
A Canadian (Ryan) and a Scot (Amy) talking about the words in the English language that fascinate them most at the moment, looking at their histories and origins and trying to piece together just how they got to where they are today. This is a podcast for anyone interested in etymology (the study of words and their origins/history). If you've ever found yourself happier after discovering some bizarre bit of trivia about a word that you hadn't even given a second thought to (such as how the w ...
 
A daily podcast where you can hear today's Mass Readings, a reflection from a clergy member, and beautiful sacred music.
 
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Word Salad Radio
Monthly+
 
We're not a podcast. We're several. Shows include QUG (about guilty pleasures), Flux Capacitors (about time travel), High Five (where we count down stuff), Loose Canons (where we review movies that don't actually exist), Blockbuster Autopsy (where we diagnose the cause of death of some of the biggest movies ever made), and many more!Celebrity Testimonials:"Cool Podcast Guys." - Tom Green (Freddy Got Fingered)"You guys are cool dudes." - Brian Bonsall (Mikey, Blank Check)"Guys guys guys. A. I ...
 
Weekly podcast with your 2 new queer and lesbian best friends, writers Erika and Torrie. This is where we talk black LGBT issues, politics, pop culture, and ridiculousness.
 
God’s Word is enough to make the man of God perfect, equipped for every good work.
 
Establishing roots and bearing fruit....Psalm 1:3
 
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Only The Word
Weekly+
 
Our desire is to provide expository preaching and teaching straight from the Word of God.
 
The inside word on the biggest stories in world football.
 
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Kids Bible Stories
Monthly+
 
I hope you enjoy these engaging and fun Bible stories. We will learn through captivating stories while using our imagination. My hope is that your kids love them and that the application section helps you sow seeds that can be watered and grow into something beautiful in your children. The Bible teaches that "Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God." Romans 10:27. May your children hear the word through these enjoyable podcasts. While you're driving to the grocery store, presc ...
 
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Word Vomit
Monthly
 
We're just 3 weirdos doing weird things. Come listen to our conversations that start about a cute puppy we saw that some how turns into the story of different ways to use a straw. Lets see where this goes Follow our Twitter: WordVomitPodz
 
A Listener Supported Broadcast Ministry of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
 
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This week's Culture Club inductee is singer Mary Coughlan.She joined us to talk about her favourite music, books, movies and TV.First Single Ever Bought: I'd Rather Go Blind - Chicken ShackFavourite Album: Lady in Satin - Billie HolidayFavourite Artists: Billie Holiday, Van Morrison, Tom WaitsBest Gigs: Georges Bizet's 'Carmen' outdoors at Sydn ...…
 
It is cinematic warfare over here at Word Salad Radio as Joe Ketchum and Johnny Blaze subject each other to terrible Christmas movies drudged up from the ghost of Christmas past’s toilet.Johnny had to check out 48 Christmas Wishes, a kid friendly romp full of precocious kids trying to save Christmas. It’s never been done before!Joe was tasked w ...…
 
Did Davy Crockett coin the term "Head Over Heels in Love"? No. Does the phrase, "Head Over Heels" have something to do with our head being slightly forward of our heels, despite it being higher? Most likely not. So where does this phrase come from? Well.. buckle up for a fun journey through a variety of ways this idiom was used before we landed ...…
 
Officious is an adjective that means meddlesome or overly eager to offer unwanted advice. Our word of the day comes almost directly from the Latin word ‘officiosus (oh fish ee OH soos) meaning ‘obliging’ or ‘eager to serve.’ But in more recent centuries, officious has also come to mean ‘doing more than is asked or expected’ or ‘meddlesome.’ An ...…
 
God's people are right to call upon Him to keep His promises. How much more should we pray this way today since we have seen God's promised redemption fulfilled through the death and resurrection of Christ?By David Platt
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 11, 2019 is: sodden • \SAH-dun\ • adjective 1 a : dull or expressionless especially from continued indulgence in alcoholic beverages b : torpid, sluggish 2 a : heavy with or as if with moisture or water b : heavy or doughy because of imperfect cooking Examples: "… with these apt closing words Mr. S ...…
 
Daily Mass Readings and reflection for 12/11/19 from Deacon Greg Wood from the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio.
 
Tonight on The Last Word: House Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump – one for abuse of power and the other for obstruction of Congress. Also, Ezra Klein returns to discuss the proposed articles of impeachment and what the political world would look like if Trump’s Ukraine scheme had never been exposed. Plus, Att ...…
 
http://archives.kfuo.org/mp3/TSW/TSW_Dec_10_2019.mp3 Download Audio File Rev. John Lukomski, retired pastor in Southern Illinois, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Isaiah 54. Ruth and Orpah tragically lost their husbands so quickly that they had been left childless. Isaiah 54 describes Judah in similar terms, the exiles feeling abandoned and ...…
 
Edgar Rice Burroughs is no longer a familiar name. Like many other authors, the fame of his greatest creation, in his case Tarzan, has long eclipsed his own. But Burroughs was far more than the creator of Tarzan. He was an early pioneer of science fiction, a master of the pulp fiction magazines of the early 20th century, an author whose books, ...…
 
This word is perfect when you're feeling indisposed, or for when you're not but want people to think you are, or for when you're not but want people to know that you know that they know that you're not but still won't see them. (It's a little complicated and very passive-aggressive.)By Jamie Silva
 
12/9/19 - We hope the Lord blesses you through His word. If you have any questions, or would like to suggest a topic for Bible study email us at onlythewordpodcast@gmail.comBy Joseph Huntsinger
 
At the recent USCCB meeting, Bishop Barron gave a presentation to all the American bishops in which he offered five ways to draw young people back to God. Today, we discuss each way. A listener asks which books Bishop Barron would recommend to counter his biology teacher who tells him to read Bertrand Russell and Christopher Hitchens. Links + B ...…
 
The first hundred years of Christianity saw the spread of the gospel at a wild pace. What were the conditions for this strong start and how did God orchestrate the beginnings of his Church? Support us on Patreon: Email us Music by Richard Proulx and the Cathedral Singers from Sublime Chant. Copyright GIA Publications…
 
Showtime x Autostraddle presents a very special LIVE episode of “To L and Back” featuring the cast of The L Word: Generation Q! Recorded at the LA LGBT Center (@ileosheng, @jtoboni, @arienne_mandi, @rosannyzayas) with an audience of ~200 delightful humans, Carly and Riese talk to Jacqueline Toboni (Finley), Leo Sheng (Micah), Rosanny Zayas (Sop ...…
 
Is there something inherent in English that makes it the linguistic equivalent of the Borg, dominating and consuming other languages in its path? No, Not at all. The answer lies with politics and conquest rather than language itself. Plus: a brand-new baby may be lovingly placed in a giraffe and spend time in the Panda room, but where is that? ...…
 
Host Ricky Sacks was joined by Lee McQueen along with returning guests to the Last Word On Spurs in Son Heung-min scored one of the goals of the Premier League season as Tottenham Hotspur returned to winning ways under Jose Mourinho by brushing aside Burnley. The panel also previewed Bayern Munich to come back in the Champions League on Wednesd ...…
 
This week we’re looking at sex slurs for queer women, from muff diver to pussy puncher to bean flicker. Leni and Brendy discuss the implications these terms have on queer sex, how the terms get power from societies patriarchal structures and segue into a discussion about queer sex education in schools. Word of the Gay records fortnightly at Cas ...…
 
Isaiah envisions a day when a Messianic king will rule in righteousness, causing the beastly to be converted and to live humanely with the most vulnerable in society. It's the glorious day when the lion lays down with the lamb.By Brian Zahnd
 
The post The Witness of Joy appeared first on Jacksonville Word of Faith.By Jacksonville Word of Faith Church
 
We decided this time we would do a drinking episode. Cheers and hope you follow along and get tipsy with us weirdos. Tune in for Annas lisp, Jo's Hearty Laughs and Ryans Weezing...Play along and keep up if you dare! Rate for episode 10 and let us know if we messed up at any point... #bringthereceipts. We'll give you a shout out on EP:10 and tak ...…
 
Season 7. Look, it's true: pretty much all triple hundreds been made against dross bowling on flat pitches. They're still amazing. The Final Word this week covers Warner's triple, Root's captaincy, New Zealand's likelihood of choking in Australia, the WBBL late-season frenzy, our Adelaide live show, and and whatever else we stumbled upon on the ...…
 
Alexis Petridis was very lucky Elton John chose him to help tell the story in his best-selling memoir "Me". Elton John's equally lucky Alexis agreed because without him it probably wouldn't be half as good as it is. In fact it's two stories: the first is the story of a musical career that seems to be headed nowhere until a chance meeting with a ...…
 
In the twenty years since the previous council, a war-torn empire faces another challenge within the Church. The fourth ecumenical council, convened at Chalcedon, dealt with the theological issues and the political intrigue while at the same time setting forth a world-changing definition. Jesus Christ, the council confessed, has two distinct na ...…
 
Recorded live in Napa Valley at the Kramlich Residence—which was built by architects Herzog & De Meuron—this wide-ranging discussion about collecting and supporting art is with guests Pamela and Dick Kramlich, two of the world’s foremost patrons of video, new media and time-based art; Stuart Comer, chief curator of media and performance at the ...…
 
If you’ve been waiting for Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson to answer your question about soil sampling, you’re going to have to wait another week, because this week is mostly about corn, corn, and more corn. And that’s just the kind of week it’s been in Ontario, as corn harvest ever so slowly creeps towards complete... Read More…
 
It's that time! Take a peek behind the scenes with us as Macquarie Dictionary chooses its 2019 Word of the Year. We once again join the Word of the Year Committee meeting, hosted at Macquarie HW, as they debate which word best represents the year. Guest judges include David Astle (radio host, writer and crossword compiler extraordinaire), Bever ...…
 
Erika was born as grown ass woman, Torrie is breaking hands, did straight women co-opt winged eye liner, and much more on this new episode of Another Word for Lesbian.Follow us on social @AnotherWord4LezBy Another Word for Lesbian
 
One of the few enumerated powers that the Founders granted to the federal government was the power to issue patents. Patents are a compromise between two conflicting goals. On the one hand, we want to avoid the creation of government-protected monopolies because monopolies stifle innovation. On the other, we want entrepreneurs to have an incent ...…
 
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! In honor of turkey day, here's a broadcast of an episode from last year in which I looked at the etymology of "turkey."
 
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