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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!
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Get Over it.February 03, 2023
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Cold ones.January 27, 2023
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Random, pt. 4January 20, 2023
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & the letter L.January 13, 2023
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Clothing.January 06, 2023
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Things are great, pt. 2December 30, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Sparkle Season!December 23, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Hair.December 16, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & ChattingDecember 09, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Body Parts, pt. 2December 02, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & (Thanksgiving) Food, pt 7.November 25, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Food, pt. 2November 18, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Food, pt. 3November 11, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Vices.November 04, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Spooky SeasonOctober 28, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & People, pt. 2October 21, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Sayings, pt. 4October 14, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Foliage.October 07, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Deception.September 30, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Weather, pt. 2September 23, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Nope.September 16, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Messes.September 09, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Don't Hit Us!September 02, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Weather.August 26, 2022
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Whole 9 Yards: Idioms, Etymology, & Season 4!August 19, 2022
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