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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.
 
Welcome to Tony Sam's Word of the Day Podcast! You may think you know what words mean, but YOU DON'T! Lucky for you, Tony Sam DOES. Tony Sam graduated magna cum laude from the Harvard School of Law and has been fascinated with the evolution of the English language as far back as he can remember. Currently serving as a Judge in the 23rd Circuit Court of Illinois, he finds time to learn more about words whenever he’s not walking his prized Labrador, Marshall. His other accolades include gradua ...
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 26, 2021 is: dedication • \ded-ih-KAY-shun\ • noun Dedication means "self-sacrificing devotion or loyalty." // With great dedication, the scientists worked to perfect the vaccine. // At his retirement party, his boss said a few words about Tom's dedication and commitment to the company. See the entry …
 
Pettifog is a verb that means to argue over minor points. Our word of the day comes from two early English words: petty, meaning ‘tiny and unimportant’ and fog, derived from ‘fogger’ a word that referred to a ‘cheater.’ Over time, pettifog simply came to mean ‘to quibble’ over insignificant details. The city council had a lot of work to do, so it w…
 
If you’re ever in doubt about what a message implies, today’s word should prove instrumental. It's a noun, and while it originally referred strictly to a supplement to a will or testament, it also means, “any supplement or appendix.” Do you know it? Tap play for more information!
 
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This episode is a paragon of podcastular excellence. Sartorial, adj. - “of or pertaining to clothes or fashion.” Culinary, adj. - “of or pertaining to cooking.” _______________________ Did you know I'm also a professional public speaking coach? Check out my website https://www.silvaspeechcoaching.com/ to learn more and book a free consultation.…
 
He teaches mobile app development to kids and teens -- and his priority in class before everything else is to get to know his students. Meet Scott Steward, business & tech 💰‍💻teacher for 15 years at Chicago Public Schools and founder of Genius Lab. This is a preview of an episode of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast. 🎧 Listen wherever you get y…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 25, 2021 is: obtuse • \ahb-TOOSS\ • adjective Obtuse means "difficult to understand" or "unable to understand what is obvious." // The attorney explained the obtuse language in the contract to her client. // Maybe I am being obtuse, but I didn't understand the end of the movie. See the entry > Example…
 
Fantod is a noun that refers to an attack of nervousness. The origin of our word of the day is unclear, but it entered English around the mid 19th century and was often used by Literary giants like Mark Twain and Charles Dickens to refer to a case of the nerves. A synonym of ‘the heebie-jeebies,’ our word of the day is also usually used in the plur…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 24, 2021 is: hobnob • \HAHB-nahb\ • verb Hobnob means "to come or be together as friends." // Local business owners hobnobbed at the fundraiser. // The entertainment columnist learns about the latest gossip by hobnobbing with celebrities. See the entry > Examples: "Does declaring affection for Tanglew…
 
Bust out the rope and carabiners because with today’s word, there’s a steep climb looming ahead. The word of the day is a noun that means “an isolated hill or mountain rising abruptly above the surrounding land.” Can you envision it? Listen now for the full story!
 
Reading a short, short children's story I wrote at age 18 when I first started writing. The story begins, "A young boy walking in the fields..." I also update you on the status of my upcoming book, Fragrance After Rain, when you can expect your exclusive website preorders to ship to you, and when the book will be available on the open market. jaiya…
 
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Vade mecum is a noun that refers to something regularly carried by a person. Coming directly from a Latin phrase that translates to ‘come with me,’ our word of the day, after entering English in the early 17th century, came to refer to anything typically carried by a person. It sometimes refers more specifically to a handbook to be constantly kept …
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 23, 2021 is: chastise • \chass-TYZE\ • verb Chastise means "to criticize (someone) harshly for doing something wrong." // The boss eventually had to chastise certain employees for being consistently late. See the entry > Examples: "I used to chastise people for not working as efficiently as the WWE. ……
 
Tootle is a verb that means to travel in a leisurely way. It can also be used as a noun that refers to a leisurely journey. The origin of our word of the day isn’t clear, but we know it entered the English language around the early 19th century. Here’s an example of Tootle as a verb and a noun: We’d love to tootle up and down the west coast next su…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 22, 2021 is: inchoate • \in-KOH-ut\ • adjective Inchoate means "imperfectly formed or formulated." // In the podcast, the author described the process by which she took a series of inchoate vignettes and shaped them into her best-selling novel. See the entry > Examples: "Petrifying sights and sounds h…
 
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Umami is a noun that refers to a delicious meaty taste. Umami is also an adjective that means ‘meaty in taste.’ The Japanese word umami (ooh mah ME) simply means ‘tasty,’ but when imported into English it has a more specific meaning. It refers to foods that have a rich ‘meaty’ taste, something we often find in cheeses, soy, tomatoes, and of course,…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 21, 2021 is: flehmen • \FLAY-mun\ • noun Flehmen is a mammalian behavior (as of horses or cats) in which the animal inhales with the mouth open and upper lip curled. This is done to expose the nose to a scent. // The vet explained that what appeared to be a display of anger in the cat was called flehm…
 
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Lese majesty is a noun that refers to an attack on a custom or tradition. The Latin phrase leasa majestas (la AYS uh ma JACE dus) translates to ‘injured majesty.’ After being imported into French, it took a new meaning, and became a reference to any attack on conventional behaviour. The lese majesty back in my old high school was for people to wear…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 20, 2021 is: collude • \kuh-LOOD\ • verb Collude means "to conspire or plot." // The two companies had colluded to keep prices high. See the entry > Examples: "Seven … maintenance managers were federally charged … with bilking the transit agency out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by colluding wit…
 
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