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AUDACITY (encore)

This encore episode (originally released in September 2018) focuses on the word, "audacity." It includes an excerpt from Kat Shepherd's book, The Shadow Hand, a "Do Over" discussion about, "The Invention," and concludes with Miss Lynn's song, "A Bit Shy."

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UNORTHODOX (The Good Words Podcast)

This episode celebrates Autism Acceptance Month with the word, "unorthodox." Miss Lynn talks with family therapist Bonnie Witmer about feeling out-of-place among her 5th grade classmates in, "Do Over: The Lunch Box," and discusses making unconventional theater with Yellow Finch…

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EDIFYING (encore)

In this episode, specially updated in spring 2020 with content related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Miss Lynn talks about, "edifying." Includes recurring segments, "Ads that Subtract," "Say What?!?" about the expression, "A rising tide lifts all boats," and a "Do…

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COMESTIBLE (The Good Words Podcast)

Food is front and center as Miss Lynn takes a look at the word, "comestible"! Includes a discussion of the phrase, "Don't yuck someone else's yum," 15-year old Nathaniel's experience living with food allergies, and some funny foodstuffs in, "GET…

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OBSTREPEROUS (The Good Words Podcast)

The Good Words Podcast celebrates Women's History Month with the word, "obstreperous"! Host Lynn Hickernell explains how activists, like suffragette Christabel Pankhurst, were forced to break rules in order to get women the vote. Host of new Kids Listen podcast…

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ULTRACREPIDARIAN (The Good Words Podcast)

In this first episode of the third series, host Lynn Hickernell discusses the word, "ultracrepidarian." Includes a passage from Charles Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby, "Do Over" about The Doctor (featuring Book Club for Kids host Kitty Felde), "Embrace Vulnerability," and "GET…

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GWP presents: [hindsight is so 2020] - the blogcast

The Good Words Podcast returns with series 3 in one week!  In the meantime, here is a preview of another of Miss Lynn's projects during the GWP hiatus.  She has launched a new blog, Hindsight is so 2020, with select…

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UPROARIOUS (encore)

In this bonus "earpetizer" of The Good Words Podcast (originally released in 2019), host Lynn Hickernell features an excerpt from Dickens's A Christmas Carol, the poem "The Bells of Shandon" by Francis Sylvester Mahony read by Una Clancy, and a…

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RETROSPECTIVE (GWP Earpetizer)

Host Lynn Hickernell welcomes the new year with a Kids Listen Sweeps episode of the Good Words Podcast about the word, "retrospective." Featured in this bonus episode: a "Say What?!?" segment about the expression, "Hindsight is 20/20," a poem by…

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PREPOSTEROUS

In this bonus episode, host Lynn Hickernell explains the word, "preposterous" with a true story from the Kids Listen podcast, "The Past and the Curious" about meat falling from the sky, some extremely ridiculous riddles in, "GET IT?!?!?" and the…

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EUPHONIOUS (encore)

In this encore episode, host Lynn Hickernell explains the word, "euphonious" with some information about the brass instrument called a euphonium, and lots of examples of things that sound pleasing to different people, both because of the sounds themselves and…

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TEMPORAL (GWP Earpetizer)

Host Lynn Hickernell discusses the word, "temporal" with the poem, "Epitaph" by Alan L. Strang, an overview of the Kids Listen podcast "Timestorm," a temporally-related edition of "GET IT?!?!?" and the song, "Grandfather's Clock" performed by the Haydn Quartet.

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