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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Origins

Whole 9 Yards is a weekly podcast that will simultaneously educate, astonish, and amuse. Listen while we share equivocal research about the origin of words, phrases, and idioms we use every day. From the team at Big Science Pods, we bring you the whole 9 yards, the entire kit and caboodle, the whole shebang of this quick, entertaining look at our language and the history therein. Learn why we call New York "The Big Apple," what "red-handed" REALLY means and why sometimes people are "happy as a clam." So, let's cut to the chase, if you jump on the bandwagon now, the first 100 subscribers will be entered to win a Big Science Snuggie. Have a question about an idiom? Wanna drop us a line because you think we’re funny... or, not? Think we’re mistaken about any information we’ve shared? Hit us up at heyyou@whole9yards.org. We’re waiting with bated breath!

Tracks

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Food, pt. 5! 42:26 10/27/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Talking points - RERUN. 35:00 10/20/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Scamming. 44:03 10/13/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Fighting words. 34:19 10/06/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Outtakes + Carelessness. 44:30 09/29/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & 60s Slang. 41:06 09/22/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Movies. 65:30 09/15/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Stage Talk - RERUN! 43:40 09/08/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Golf! 48:13 09/01/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Food, pt. 4 46:05 08/25/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Funny words! 51:21 08/18/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Unexpected Challenges. 30:09 08/11/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Lets get physical! 48:26 08/04/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Things are great, pt. 2 37:09 07/28/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Random, pt. 4 39:44 07/21/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Detective Work, pt. 2 42:07 07/14/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Bedtime, RERUN 33:15 07/07/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Body, pt. 3 35:47 06/30/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Parenting - RERUN 36:11 06/23/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Random, pt. 3 44:02 06/16/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Music. 38:33 06/09/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & some 60s slang. 37:55 06/02/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & more Clothing! 35:48 05/26/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Transactions. 42:15 05/19/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Animals, pt. 3 49:41 05/12/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Detective Work. 35:13 05/05/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Things are going poorly. 36:22 04/28/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Hair. 40:59 04/21/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Random, pt. 2 32:54 04/14/2021
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Coffee. 31:59 04/07/2021