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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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CONGLOMERATION (GWP Bonus)

In this bonus episode, host Lynn Hickernell explains the word, "conglomeration" with a "Say What?!?" segment about the Latin phrase, E Pluribus Unum, the traditional song, "Dona Nobis Pacem," and overviews of other kids' podcasts that are…

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NESCIENCE (encore)

This encore episode, originally released in November 2018, centers on the word, "nescience."  Host Lynn Hickernell explains this word in an excerpt from philosopher Herbert Spencer's First Principles, a "Do Over" about The School Play, and concludes with the Miss…

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PERIPETEIA (GWP Earpetizer)

In this short bonus episode, host Lynn Hickernell introduces the word, "peripeteia" with a feature on Kids Listen podcast, "The Past and the Curious," recurring segments, "Embrace Vulnerability" and "GET IT?!?!?" Concludes with the Robert Frost poem, "The Road Not…

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ECHELON (encore)

Originally released in July 2018, this updated encore episode focuses on the word, "echelon." Host Lynn Hickernell discusses the instances of levels throughout life. Includes "It Came From the Internet," "Wow, That's a Good Question," and a "Do Over" with…

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HIATUS (GWP Earpetizer)

In this short earpetizer, host Lynn Hickernell discusses the word, "hiatus" with a "Say What?!?" segment juxtaposing the phrases, "Absence makes the heart grow fonder," and "Out of sight, out of mind." Also includes a specifically hiatus-related encore edition of…

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JUXTAPOSITION (The Good Words Podcast)

Host Lynn Hickernell explicates the word, "juxtaposition" in recurring segments, "Ads that Subtract," "It Came From the Internet," "Embrace Vulnerability," and "GET IT?!?!?" Includes opera singer Nellie Melba's interpretation of, "Home Sweet Home," Nate from "The Show About Science" explaining…