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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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This week on "A Way with Words": If everyone on the planet spoke a single language, wouldn't that make life a whole lot easier? For that matter, is...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, PRX Demo Station, WNJR, WOUB, WETD and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Eminent domain and the business of baseball level a community.

Bought by WNJR, KALW, KUNM, Nevada Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 11
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:20
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Springtime is the right time to feel twitterpated—you know, you're smitten beyond a crush. Speaking of relationships, are dog owners really owners,...

Bought by WUIS, WRNC-LP, KFOK-LPFM, WNJR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin
In this hour, it's the shared history of jazz and sex—from the blues' raunchy roots to the French lounge singer who made the Pope into his "greates...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WNJR, WNMU-FM, WOUB, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
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This week on "A Way with Words": Is it cheating to say you've read a book if you only listened to it on tape? Over the centuries, the way we think ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, WRNC-LP, WNJR, WOUB, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
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This week on "A Way with Words": You're at a social gathering and meet someone you'd like to know better. What do you ask to get a real conversatio...

Bought by WETD, KFOK-LPFM, WRNC-LP, KREV-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:36
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In this edition of the Cutting Edge, we take a look at the musical phenomena remembered as the Motown sound. Born and bred in the shadows of the Mo...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:02
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The Pope is tweeting in Latin! But can an ancient language adapt to a world of selfies and hashtags? Speaking of the future, cars are now talking t...

Bought by WUIS, KREV-LP, WRNC-LP, WOUB, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Rockers live to perform. However, sometimes things go horribly wrong. This week Rock School explores the worst gigs in rock history. From broken...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KSKQ, and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:37
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Join Gloria Steinem, Jane Wyatt, Snow White, Lucille Ball, Rex Harrison, Diana Ross & the Supremes,George Burns & Gracie Allen, James Brown and a c...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:12
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Remember getting caught sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G? Grant and Martha wax nostalgic on some classic schoolyard rhymes. What do you call your o...

Bought by WRNC-LP, WOUB, KREV-LP, WEZU, WNJR and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Several rock acts have traveled the world to perform for fans one last time. Then they did it again, and again, and once again. This week we look...

Bought by KSKQ, KFOK-LPFM, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort. Read the full description.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
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Imagine a time when heroin was marketed for the whole family. It really happened. Also, how Twitter, M&M's, and Hallmark cards got their names. Plu...

Bought by KRZA, WUIS, KUOW, WOUB, WSLR and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
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Hyperbolic Headlines Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity!!!! Or maybe not. You've seen those breathless headlines on the internet, like "You Won't ...

Bought by WUIS, WOUB, WEZU, WRNC-LP, WNJR and more


  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Pianist, bandleader, composer and 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Eddie Palmieri talks about his innovative music which blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with jazz. ...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 32:22
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:49