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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Origins

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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!

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!

Location:

United States

Description:

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!

Language:

English

Contact:

4124712400


Episodes

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & sometimes we don't have a category...

11/25/2020
Episode 39: Jay & Ray chose their own adventures. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio, podcast,...

Duration:00:40:39

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Questions.

11/18/2020
Episode 38: Jay & Ray have some questions. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio, podcast, and all...

Duration:00:38:35

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Random!

11/11/2020
Episode 37: Jay & Ray go unsupervised. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio, podcast, and all...

Duration:00:33:53

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Bodies.

11/4/2020
Episode 36: Jay & Ray pick a bone about some body idioms. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio,...

Duration:00:25:21

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Spookiness.

10/28/2020
Episode 35: Jay & Ray get eerily close with a few more frightful idioms. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound...

Duration:00:38:22

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Frights!

10/21/2020
Episode 34: Jay & Ray scare up a few spooky idioms. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio,...

Duration:00:35:15

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Trouble.

10/14/2020
Episode 33: Jay & Ray fight their way through some trouble. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio,...

Duration:00:40:24

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & (more) Animals!

10/7/2020
Episode 32: Jay & Ray explore more fauna related phrases. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio,...

Duration:00:35:25

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Season 2!

9/30/2020
Episode 31: Jay & Ray cash in on even more money idioms. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio,...

Duration:00:29:48

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Re-Runs!

9/23/2020
Episode 30: Jay & Ray a the week off and re-run the Money episode. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design,...

Duration:00:25:36

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & (more ) Food.

9/16/2020
Episode 29: Jay & Ray tuck in to more food idioms. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio, podcast,...

Duration:00:35:20

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Stage Talk.

9/9/2020
Episode 28: Jay & Ray wait in the wings with some stage talk. limelightSubscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound...

Duration:00:41:16

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Death.

9/2/2020
Episode 27: Jay & Ray rattle on about death. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio, podcast, and...

Duration:00:36:24

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Body parts.

8/26/2020
Episode 26: Jay & Ray get anatomically analytical this week. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design,...

Duration:00:38:19

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Carelessness.

8/19/2020
Episode 25: Jay & Ray get careless. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio, podcast, and all...

Duration:00:28:46

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Politics.

8/12/2020
Episode 24: Jay & Ray elect to filibuster about a few political terms. Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound...

Duration:00:52:22

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Sayings...

8/5/2020
Episode 23: Jay & Ray say some things. Link to W.E.B. Dubois's powerful essay 'Returning Soldiers' written to the African-American soldiers returning from WWI. Snagglepuss (not Marvin Martian) Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10%...

Duration:00:37:23

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Nature.

7/29/2020
Episode 22: Jay & Ray get in touch with nature. Subscribe, Review, Share, and Follow us @Whole9YardsPod The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio, podcast, and all...

Duration:00:20:15

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Colors.

7/22/2020
Episode 21: Jay & Ray put on their technicolor dream coats. Subscribe, Review, Share, and Follow us @Whole9YardsPod The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio, podcast,...

Duration:00:27:38

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Clothing

7/15/2020
Episode 20: Jay & Ray get all dressed up with nowhere to go. Subscribe, Review, Share, and Follow us @Whole9YardsPod The Roberto Clemente Museum is a showcase of baseball artifacts, memorabilia, works of art, and photographs related to the life of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente. Use our promo code W9Y21 at clementemuseum.com to get 10% off Hats and T-Shirts. Big Science Music is an award-winning original music and sound boutique. Providing scoring, sound design, radio,...

Duration:00:29:02