Skepticality #198 - More American Than A Good Shag - Interview: Mark Forsyth

Skepticality #198 - More American Than A Good Shag - Interview: Mark Forsyth

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It is Christmas time! Derek and Swoopy chat a small amount about Christmasfor a few seconds, then Derek interviews, Mark Forsyth, 'The Inky Fool',about his latest book 'Etymologicon'. Find out about the secret origins ofwords and phrases, such as 'shag', or the seemingly innocent 'feisty'.Mark brings the social science behind how words and languages evolve, andwants others to come and discover why we use the words we use.

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