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TURN OF PHRASES

History Podcasts

I explore the origins and histories of idioms, metaphors, old wives tales, superstitions, and more. Come along with me as I turn phrases inside out. #turningphrases #toppers #lendmeyourears #etymology

I explore the origins and histories of idioms, metaphors, old wives tales, superstitions, and more. Come along with me as I turn phrases inside out. #turningphrases #toppers #lendmeyourears #etymology

Location:

United States

Description:

I explore the origins and histories of idioms, metaphors, old wives tales, superstitions, and more. Come along with me as I turn phrases inside out. #turningphrases #toppers #lendmeyourears #etymology

Language:

English


Episodes

A Graceful Exit

7/20/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 137 topics: Etymology of goodbye; Labor of love; It’s better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all; Absence makes the heart grow fonder; Fairy-tale ending Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to […]

Duration:00:13:44

Lead Shoes

4/27/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 136 topics: Go over like a lead balloon; If the shoe fits, wear it Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, […]

Duration:00:10:48

Fair Fight

4/20/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 135 topics: Fair to middling; Fight fire with fire Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to […]

Duration:00:11:11

Throwing Fame

4/13/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 134 topics: A stones throw; Fifteen minutes of fame. Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to […]

Duration:00:11:27

Fly By Knight

4/6/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 133 topics: A fly in the ointment; A knight in shining armor Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information […]

Duration:00:13:10

Chains and Diamonds

3/30/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 132 topics: A chain is only as strong as its weakest link; A diamond in the rough Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for […]

Duration:00:10:25

According To #13

3/23/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to support the podcast, and more! Check out my Merch Store!

Duration:00:05:56

Suggestion Box

3/16/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 131 topics: Got your goat; Proof is in the pudding; Your name is mud; Shot myself in the foot Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the […]

Duration:00:14:58

According To #12

3/9/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to support the podcast, and more! Check out my Merch Store!

Duration:00:04:24

Touching Talk

3/2/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 130 topics: Touch and go; Thumbs up / down; Pinky swear; The devil makes work for idle hands Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions […]

Duration:00:14:07

According To #11

2/24/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to support the podcast, and more! Check out my Merch Store!

Duration:00:03:30

Let’s Chew the Fat

2/17/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 129 topics: So hungry I could eat a horse; Chew the fat; Taste of ones own medicine; A bitter pill to swallow; Bite your tongue; Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links […]

Duration:00:12:55

According To #10

2/10/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to support the podcast, and more! Check out my Merch Store!

Duration:00:03:15

What’s That Smell

2/3/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 128 topics: Keep your nose to the grindstone; Cut off your nose to spite your face; No skin off my nose; Smell a rat; A rose by any other name would smell as sweet; Stop and smell the roses Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix […]

Duration:00:15:11

According To #9

1/27/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to support the podcast, and more! Check out my Merch Store!

Duration:00:03:39

Seeing sayings

1/20/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 127 topics: Monkey see monkey do; Pull the wool over someone’s eyes; Give someone the hairy eyeball; See eye to eye; An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to […]

Duration:00:13:29

According To #8

1/13/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to support the podcast, and more! Check out my Merch Store!

Duration:00:04:11

Hearing Things

1/6/2020
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 126 topics: Heard it through the grapevine; Keep your ear to the ground; Old wives tales about ears; The walls have ears; I’m all ears Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links […]

Duration:00:12:07

According To #7

12/30/2019
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to support the podcast, and more! Check out my Merch Store!

Duration:00:05:51

According To #6

12/23/2019
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Check out the PodFix Network: PodFix You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com, to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get information on how to support the podcast, and more! Check out my Merch Store!

Duration:00:05:58