From the creator of The English Sessions comes Get the Word! An etymology podcast for word nerds. Join Mike as he picks apart words and phrases in English and lets you peek into his Fact Cabinet. More information and audio transcripts are available at https://www.englishsessionswithmike.com/
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Come Eat the Rich with Get the Word!
Saturday 18 September 2021
: Hey everyone! Mike here about to tell everyone to go eat the rich. Now before you go on assuming that this podcast has totally just gone off...
Bon Voyage Mon Amour
Saturday 11 September 2021
: Bonjour fellow word nerds. It’s Mike. I apologize already to any of my French listeners. Bonjour and Bon Voyage will be pretty much the...
Fate or Destiny?
Sunday 05 September 2021
: Greetings nerds. It’s Mike, host of Get the Word! Don’t worry, I’m a nerd too so… I mean it as a term of endearment. I’ve always...
Homeopathic Not Home Remedy
Saturday 28 August 2021
: Greetings friends. This is Get the Word! with Mike Butler. An etymology podcast for word nerds. I am your host, Mike Butler. Today we’re...
Sunday 22 August 2021
: Hi, everyone. It’s Mike. I’m going to talk today about the word gaslight. The term, as a verb, as an action, is no laughing matter, so...
Good Podcast, Gumshoe
Sunday 15 August 2021
: It’s Mike. I was just gabbing recently about how I should probably start covering words and phrases that are trending right now in popular...
Two Ships that Pass in the Night
Sunday 08 August 2021
: Ahoy there all my nerdy friends. It’s Mike. Fancy spotting you here in the endless podcast sea. Today we’re talking about an idiom, or...
Feelin' Groovy with Get the Word!
Sunday 01 August 2021
: Hi everyone, it’s Mike. Today we’re talking about a word that most would argue is definitely past its peak popularity. Groovy. We’ll...
Have You Been ben the Ben of a But 'n' Ben?
Saturday 24 July 2021
: Hello everyone. It’s Mike, your host of Get the Word! an etymology podcast for word nerds. I’m also an ESL teacher. I guide people...
Are You a Nuisance with Your Two Cents?
Saturday 17 July 2021
: Welcome everyone to another episode of Get the Word! I am your host Mike Butler. In a recent episode I used the phrase My Two Cents in a...
Another Skaturday Night (and I Ain't Got No Trilby)
Sunday 11 July 2021
: Welcome to another episode of Get the Word! everyone. This one’s for all you skins and rudies out there. It’s about the origin of the...
(Hopefully) Better than Lodging at the Twopenny Hangover
Saturday 03 July 2021
: Hello everyone. It’s Mike, your host of Get the Word! It’s July 3rd and that means it’s a holiday weekend here in the United States,...
Opening up the Fact Cabinet with a Rooster Bar
Sunday 27 June 2021
: This week we’re looking at the word ‘crow’. We’ll start with the word crow and its different meanings, and then talk about a few...
Is That Resting Bitch Face or Are You Just Unhappy to See Me?
Saturday 19 June 2021
: -- STRONG LANGUAGE WARNING --
Hello everyone it’s Mike, your host of Get the Word! an etymology podcast for word nerds. This week I...
That Time I Spray-painted Antidisestablishmentarianism on the Side of My Van
Saturday 12 June 2021
: Welcome everyone. I’m your host and fellow word nerd, Mike Butler. This week’s episode features a word often included in lists of the...
A Perfectly Cromulent Podcast Launch
Saturday 05 June 2021
: Welcome to the first episode of Get the Word! An etymology podcast for word nerds. We’ll talk about the history and origin of words in...
Get the Word! Trailer
Sunday 30 May 2021
: From the creator of The English Sessions comes Get the Word! An etymology podcast for word nerds. Join Mike as he picks apart words and...