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Word Matters

Merriam-Webster, New England Public Media

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Word Matters is a show for readers, writers, and anyone who's curious about the English language. Join Merriam-Webster editors as they challenge supposed grammar rules, reveal the surprising origins behind words, tackle common questions, and generally geek out about the beautiful nightmare that is our language.
 
Understand the Bible in just ten minutes a day as your favorite pastors walk you through each chapter with clear explanation and compelling application. Through the Word guides you on 19 epic journeys covering every Bible book from Genesis to Revelation, one chapter at a time. Join over 150,000 daily listeners and start your Bible habit today.
 
Cricket for everyone – your friendly guide to the world's strangest sport. Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins combine match analysis with irreverence, politics and cricket history as they follow the game they love around the world and run in-depth interviews with guests. You can support the show at patreon.com/thefinalword. Find everything Final Word at finalwordcricket.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Light-hearted conversation with callers from all over about new words, old sayings, slang, family expressions, and language change and differences, as well as word histories, etymology, linguistics, regional dialects, word games, grammar, books, literature, writing, and more. Listeners of all backgrounds can join author/journalist Martha Barnette and linguist/lexicographer Grant Barrett on the show with their language thoughts, questions, and stories: https://waywordradio.org/contact or word ...
 
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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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 23, 2022 is: juggernaut • \JUG-er-nawt\ • noun A juggernaut is a massive force, campaign, movement, or object that crushes whatever is in its path. // With the signing of a player who is possibly the best receiver in the league, the team will be an offensive juggernaut. See the entry > Examples: "The or…
 
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https://kfuo-od.streamguys1.com/recast/thy-strong-word/20220121111510-TSW_Jan_21_2022.mp3 Download Audio File Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, pastor of St. Paul and Jesus Deaf Lutheran Church in Austin, TX joins host Rev. Brady Finnern to study Matthew 11:20-30. Jesus calls people to repentance (contrition for sin and faith in Him). His works in Chorazin a…
 
Matthew Bannister onLord Sainsbury of Preston Candover who led the expansion of the family grocery business during the 1970s and 80s.David Stuart, the former gay escort and drug dealer who turned his life around and became a much loved support worker and advocate for the LGBT community.Elizabeth Selby, who with her husband ran one of the UK’s most …
 
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Use of the Period After the "S" in Harry S. Truman's Name "According to The Chicago Manual of Style all initials given with a name should "for convenience and consistency" be followed by a period even if they are not abbreviations of names. The U.S. Government Printing Office Style Manual states that the period should be used after the "S" in Harry…
 
“We want to help families with rare conditions which are treatable and families with less rare conditions which are treatable. I think this equity is an important principle in terms of how we take care of children in the UK.” In this week's episode of The G Word, Vivienne Parry is joined by David Bick, Clinical Advisor for the Newborn Genomes Progr…
 
Our Springfield office holds a file of 16 million alphabetized scraps of paper, each containing a citation for a word. Some of them are from as far back as the 19th century. Many are written by hand. So... how did we create this bit of living history? It's a long story. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice a…
 
Season 11, Ep 13: It didn't seem like it would happen for years, but it happened quickly in the end. Virat Kohli is no longer India's captain in any format, resigning from the Test job after a hard-fought 2-1 loss in South Africa. He burned fiercely and for a long time, but perhaps in the end burned out. Harsha Bhogle has watched Kohli's life more …
 
Today we share Lesson 1 from Bishop Barron's latest Word on Fire Institute course titled "Dante's Catholic Imagination." Listen as Bishop Barron leads us on a journey through the life of Dante and his major work, The Divine Comedy, the great literary treasure dedicated to the dynamics of the Christian spiritual life. In this first lesson from the c…
 
Diamond dust, tapioca snow, and sugar icebergs — a 1955 glossary of arctic and subarctic terms describes the environment in ways that sound poetic. And a mom says her son is dating someone who’s non-binary. She supports their relationship, but still struggles to use their preferred pronouns in a way that feels natural to her. Plus, A Way with Words…
 
GALATIANS EXPOSITORY SERIES Paul effectively used a double approach to warn the Galatians about the dangers of Judaizing legalism. The first was personal and subjective (4:12-20), and the second was objective and historical (4:21-31). The characters and events of the OT have often been used as illustrations of NT principles. For instance, the Passo…
 
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Message by Pastor Paul Earle. God's house is good soil to plant yourself in. Our growth in life is based on the soil we are planted in. We can choose to plant our self in the soil of this world and we will produce the fruit from it. Likewise we can choose to plant our self in the house of God and bear the fruit that God designed us to bear.…
 
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