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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:

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Episodes

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Music.

6/9/2021
Episode 67: Jay & Ray tune up with a few music 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:00:38:33

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & some 60s slang.

6/2/2021
Episode 66: Jay & Ray get hip to some 60s slang. 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:00:37:55

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & more Clothing!

5/26/2021
Episode 65: Jay & Ray iron out a few more clothing 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:00:35:48

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Transactions.

5/19/2021
Episode 64: Jay & Ray get a little transactional. 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:00:42:15

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Animals - pt 3.

5/12/2021
Episode 63: Jay & Ray talk to the animals. 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:00:49:41

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Detective Work.

5/5/2021
Episode 62: Jay & Ray do some detective work. 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:00:35:13

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Things are going poorly.

4/28/2021
Episode 61: Jay & Ray discover things are going poorly. 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:00:36:22

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Hair.

4/21/2021
Episode 60: Jay & Ray comb through a few hairy 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:00:40:58

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Random, pt2

4/14/2021
Episode 59: Jay & Ray enjoy the chaotic nature of reality. 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:00:32:54

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Coffee.

4/7/2021
Episode 58: Jay & Ray get a taste for some coffee 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:00:31:59

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Pants.

3/31/2021
Episode 57: Jay & Ray try on a few pants related 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:00:34:48

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Alcohol - RERUN

3/24/2021
Re-Run of Episode 8: Jay & Ray relax with a drink...or two. 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:00:19:18

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Luck.

3/17/2021
Episode 55: Jay & Ray get lucky with a few new 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:00:31:44

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & You Know or You Don't.

3/10/2021
Episode 54: Jay & Ray get in the know about a few 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:00:34:19

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Happy Times.

3/3/2021
Episode 53: Jay & Ray discover some inner happiness. 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:00:52:56

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Dudes.

2/24/2021
Episode 52: Jay & Ray hang out with some dude related idioms. 1905 footage of the railway water trough. 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...

Duration:00:40:43

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Love.

2/17/2021
Episode 51: Jay & Ray fall for some love 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:00:38:28

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Nicknames.

2/10/2021
Episode 50: Jay & Ray call each other by a few different nicknames. 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:00:35:40

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Sports.

2/3/2021
Episode 49: Jay & Ray get in the ring with a few sports 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,...

Duration:00:38:36

Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Nonsense II.

1/27/2021
Episode 48: Jay & Ray make no sense with more nonsense. 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:00:38:39