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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Origins

Big Science Pods

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!
Episodes
Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Transactions.August 12, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Things are going poorly.August 05, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Coffee.July 29, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Sports.July 22, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & more Potty Talk.July 15, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Important TitlesJuly 08, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Randomness.July 01, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Trouble - EncoreJune 24, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Animals - EncoreJune 17, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Food - EncoreJune 10, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Money, pt. 4June 03, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Clothing, pt. 3May 27, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Curios!May 20, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Slang, pt. 4May 13, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Farming.May 06, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Bodies, pt. 5April 29, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Nonsense - EncoreApril 22, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Parties!April 15, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Craziness - Encore.April 08, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Bodies, pt. 4April 01, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Sayings, pt. 3March 25, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Animals, pt. 5March 18, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Random, pt. 7March 11, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Weather - Encore.March 04, 2022 Episode artwork Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Hit or Misc!February 25, 2022 Episode artwork