The Word Nerds: A Weekly Podcast About Words, Language, and Why We Say the Things We Do

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Dave Shepherd and Howard Shepherd respond to a voicemail from Chad at Me and the Bean about the secret girl language. (1:58)

Dave and Howard explore several different sorts of puns. (4:18)

Music bumper from "Nada" by Jaime Beauchamp (11:26)

Some serious puns (12:11)

Song: "Absinthe Minded," by Adrienne Pierce (16:03)

Rude word of the week: "dullard" (as in somebody who just doesn't get puns) (19:03)

Music bumper from "Driving Song" by Bob Hughes (22:01)

Bilingual puns (22:40)

Music courtesy of The Podsafe Music Network

Theme music by Kick the Cat

time: 28:19
size: 19.5 Mb

rating: PG (Puns often have double or triple meanings. Our song celebrates a rather infamous alcoholic drink.)

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