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What The Phrase 109 - Cat Got Your Tongue

11/9/2018
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Cat got your tongue? WHY A CAT THOUGH? In this episode of What The Phrase, Becky and Jordan uncover the historical origin of "Cat Got Your Tongue." Becky is STILL a snitch, and NO CAT has ever gotten Jordan's tongue. But the hosts agree that this sassy phrase is a clear insult, put-down, and translates to "you ain't got nothing to say!" Want More? Whatthephrase.com

Duration:00:30:16

What The Phrase - Cold Turkey

10/13/2018
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Jordan and Becky discuss the origin of "Cold Turkey." Jordan just can't quit peanut butter and realizes he lives life one step from rock bottom, and Becky assumes Boar's Head invented the phrase for sales–marketing purposes. Is cold turkey less popular now than it was in the eighties? Want More? Whatthephrase.com

Duration:00:23:26

What The Phrase 106 - Sowing Your Oats

10/6/2018
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Jordan and Becky hypothesize about the origin of "Sowing Oats," and question if their floozy siblings are using the term correctly. Jordan learns there's more than one way to spelling SEWING (and a ton about farming), and Becky discusses her "oats" going stale and-or expiring. The big question: Can you "sow" someone's "oats" for them? Want More? whatthephrase.com

Duration:00:32:09

What The Phrase 105 - Spill The Beans

8/31/2018
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Jordan and Becky theorize and discuss the origin of the phrase Spill The Beans. Becky learns the difference between Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt, and realizes she was a "weasel-snitch" as a child. Jordan has trouble understanding how no one believes the "spilt beans" about Trump, but has a clear understanding of Mediterranean men. https://www.whatthephrase.com/

Duration:00:24:39

What The Phrase 103 - Lazy Susan

8/31/2018
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Jordan and Becky theorize and discuss the origin of “Lazy Susan.” Could it be RACIST? Jordan has the night-eats and keeps falling into the spice rack, Becky doesn’t eat fish but spends all her money at Sushi Boat, and both hosts agree angry Grandma’s are the OG Lazy Susans. Want More? whatthephrase.com

Duration:00:26:26

What The Phrase 102 - It Ain't Over Till The Fat Lady Sings

8/31/2018
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Jordan and Becky theorize and discuss the origin of “It Ain’t Over Till The Fat Lady Sings.” Was this the start of FAT SHAMING or does it mean POWER? Becky pretends to watch sports, Jordan is a Wendy’s addict, and both hosts fear the alleged strikingly-large female. Want more? whatthephrase.com

Duration:00:23:42

What The Phrase 101 - Happy As A Clam

8/31/2018
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Jordan and Becky theorize and discuss the origin of “Happy As A Clam.” Becky loves a good pleasure notebook and can’t figure out if she’s departing or arriving at the airport, Jordan was raised on mixed metaphors and doesn’t understand tides, and both hosts think snails are just lazy worms with tiny backpacks. Clams aren’t happy! How does this make any sense? Want More? whatthephrase.com

Duration:00:23:06