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India

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@IVMPodcasts

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English


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Ep. 13: Quiz

11/12/2018
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The word quiz gained popularity through graffiti on doors, windows, and walls all over Dublin. But what if this tale behind the word quiz is totally false and entirely made up? Rachel breaks down the confusing story of this word on the latest episode of Wordy Wordpecker. Listen in! You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us...

Duration:00:05:32

Ep. 12: Zero

11/5/2018
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We are talking about nothing in this episode. But nothing in the mathematical sense. Zilch. Zephyrum. Zero. Listen in as Rachel breaks down this word and the history behind it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook. We're @ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:05:53

Ep. 11: Alcohol

10/29/2018
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There's so much to slur, err say about this word. You would remember it from last weekend's happy hour - we are talking about the word Alcohol. Listen in as Rachel Lopez takes you through the history of this word. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook. We're @ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:05:27

Ep. 10: Silhouette

10/22/2018
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You may want to dim the lights for this word. This week, we are looking at the origins of the word Silhouette. Listen in as Rachel Lopez takes you through it! You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook. We're @ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:05:23

Ep. 09: Pomegranate

10/15/2018
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Shrouded in mystery and centuries of folklore, pomegranates have been around forever. This ancient fruit comes with stories of lust, fertility and even kidnapping. Listen in to this episode to find out the crazy history behind this fruit. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook. We're...

Duration:00:06:43

Ep. 08: Stiletto

10/8/2018
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As girly as you may think stilettos are, they were actually created for men. Women started wearing heels only in the late 18th century and they became all the rage. Find out the history behind this beautiful and equally painful creation in this episode. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and...

Duration:00:06:10

Ep. 07: Avocado

10/1/2018
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Remember when this fruit suddenly started showing up everywhere? From our salads to our dips and even our face masks? No matter how much you love Avocados, you probably don't know the history behind this word. Listen in as Rachel Lopez breaks it down for you. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram...

Duration:00:04:49

Ep. 06: Scrumptious

9/24/2018
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Food bloggers use it to describe almost everything on the surface of this planet. But the origins of the word... are uncertain. Listen in as Rachel Lopez traces back to the history of the word Scrumptious. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook. We're @ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:04:35

Ep. 05: Petrichor

9/17/2018
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You know this word, mostly because the social media goes abuzz with it every time it rains. But, what does it mean? Here's wordsmith Rachel Lopez to tell us more about the word and it's origins. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook. We're @ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:06:33

Ep. 04: Biscuit

9/10/2018
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Is it cookie? Is it a cracker? IT'S A BISCUIT! Tune into this episode as Rachel Lopez breaks down the history of this delicious snack. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook. We're @ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:05:06

Ep. 03: Gossip

9/3/2018
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We have all done it! Out of boredom, out of anger or just to feel like a part of that cool group in college... (wait, just me?) But have you ever wondered where the term "gossip" originated from? Rachel Lopez breaks it down for you in this episode of Wordy Wordpecker. Now, if you do want to be spreading some gossip - this should be it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check...

Duration:00:05:17

Ep. 02: Bikini

8/27/2018
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What does the nuclear testing of Bikini Atoll has in common with the other atomic weapon tested on beaches all around the world: Bikini? Catch Rachel Lopez talk about the origin of the two-piece costume Bikini. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/ Follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook. We're @ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:06:16

Ep. 01: Tinder

8/20/2018
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A popular dating app where all the singles go to erm...light their fire. But have you ever wondered where did the word "Tinder" come from? In the first episode of Wordy Wordpecker, Rachel Lopez explores the history behind the word Tinder and why did the creators of the app decide to call it that. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at...

Duration:00:04:53

Ep. 00: Introduction

8/10/2018
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Introducing Wordy Wordpecker with Rachel Lopez. A podcast that looks at how words have changed over time and the crazy journeys they took to become what they are today. Each week, your host Rachel will breakdown fascinating words and why they mean what they mean. So, if the word curious piques your curiosity and if you want to know what's behind the word silhouette or rather who's behind it, this is just the podcast for you! Episode 1 coming out on 21st August!

Duration:00:00:42