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APPROBATION (The Good Words Podcast)

In this final episode of the first series of the podcast, host Lynn Hickernell expounds on the word, "approbation."   It features a passage from Pride and Prejudice, Miss Lynn's recommendations for additional podcasts that have gained her approbation, the William…

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SPLURGE (The Good Words Podcast)

In this episode, host Lynn Hickernell unpacks the word, "splurge."  Includes a story from David Greenburg about something he saved up to buy in his childhood, and recurring segment, "GET IT?!?!?"  Complete show notes for this episode are available at…

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DICHOTOMY (The Good Words Podcast)

This episode explores the word and concept of DICHOTOMY, with an excerpt from the audiobook War Horse, a musical arrangement of the fairy tale "Jack Sprat," and of course, the recurring segment, "GET IT?!?!?"

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QUAGMIRE (The Good Words Podcast)

In this episode of The Good Words Podcast, host Lynn Hickernell expounds on the literal and figurative meanings of the word QUAGMIRE, including examples from the musical, "Hamilton," A Series of Unfortunate Events, and an excerpt of a Robert…

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AUDACITY (The Good Words Podcast)

Host Lynn Hickernell explores the word, "audacity."  Featuring an excerpt from Kat Shepherd's "Babysitting Nightmares" title, The Shadow Hand, a "Do Over" conversation about "The Invention," and recurring segment, "Get It?!?!?"

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PULCHRITUDE (The Good Words Podcast)

 

In this episode, host Lynn Hickernell introduces the trickiest word of the series to date. Also featuring a bonus word, "disingenuous," "It Came From the Internet," an excerpt of the poem, "Beautiful Body" by Natalie Patterson, the Miss Lynn song…

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FOIBLE (The Good Words Podcast)

In this episode, host Lynn Hickernell discusses her own foibles, as well as those of Charlie Brown as portrayed in "A Charlie Brown Christmas."  Includes bonus word, "subjective," and recurring segments, "Do Over," and "Get It?!?!?"

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LACHRYMOSE (The Good Words Podcast)

In this episode of The Good Words Podcast, host Lynn Hickernell examines the word LACHRYMOSE, as well as bonus words, "denotation," "connotation," and "disparaging."  Featuring recurring segments, "It Came From the Internet," and "Get It?!?!?"

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MODUS OPERANDI (The Good Words Podcast)

This episode examines the different ways things operate, from cars to families to one regional culinary tradition. Including a "Do Over" of a conversation from Miss Lynn's childhood, and a variety of riddles in "Get It?!?!?"

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