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Hundreds of years ago, the word girl didn't necessarily mean a female child. In the 14th and 15th centuries, the term "girl" could refer to a child...

Bought by WNJR, WSLR, WETD, WYAP, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on "A Way with Words”: The language we use to cover up our age, and covering up a secret message. Do you ever find yourself less-than-spe...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WRNC-LP, WSLR, WETD, and WEZU


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Sensuous words and terms of endearment. Think of a beautiful word. Now, is it simply the word's sound that makes it beautiful? Or does its appeal a...

Bought by WSLR, WNJR, WRNC-LP, KTSW 89.9, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
GetPublished! Radio co-host and sci-fi author Thomas Page gives us an oddball history lesson about Communism as a quasi-religious faith that might ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
GetPublished! Radio co-host and sci-fi author Thomas Page gives us an oddball history lesson about the British army in Africa.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
International guitar thumbpicking champion and songwriting humorist Shane Adkins performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Two Grammy Award winning old time musicians and an up and coming folk/blues sensation perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park Craft Villag...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Old time blues, jazz, & traditional music prodigy Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Ark...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Neo-folk family troubadours “The Honey Dewdrops” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews wit...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Guitar legend Merle Travis performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. A performance by Merle’s son, Grammy awar...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Grammy Award winning old time musician and TV personality David Holt performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Legendary songwriter, performer, folklorist, and historian Jimmy Driftwood performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arka...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Unique Grammy nominated Louisiana alternative Zydeco band “The Lost Bayou Ramblers” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain V...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Old time acoustic blues legend Roy Book Binder performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
It’s Dulcimer Weekend! A whole host of mountain & hammered dulcimer national champions perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountai...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Alternative folk duo “Hoot and Holler” performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with the tal...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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How often do you hear the words campaign and political in the same breath? Oddly enough, 19th-century grammarians railed against using campaign to ...

Bought by WNJR, WSLR, KREV-LP, WEZU, WYAP and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh, singer, fiddle player and founding member of the legendary Irish group Altan visits with host John Floridis and reviews the g...

Bought by KGLT and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The names of professional sports teams often have surprising histories -- like the baseball team name inspired by, of all things, trolley-car accid...

Bought by WNJR, KREV-LP, WSLR, WETD, WEZU and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley gets acquainted with one of Toledo's Jazz Icons, Clifford Murphy. Clifford is known for playing i...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Choosing language that helps resolve interpersonal conflict. Sometimes a question is really just a veiled form of criticism. Understanding the diff...

Bought by KREV-LP, WSLR, WNJR, WETD, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A wingnut is a handy, stabilizing piece of hardware. So why is it a pejorative term for those of a certain political persuasion? Also, is there som...

Bought by WSLR, WNJR, WETD, WEZU, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Thomas Page on oddball Civil War history

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:59
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Here's Gerald's audio book review of Shakespeare by Bill Bryson.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:13
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He cruised the streets in a Lincoln Continental, monitoring police calls and magically making red lights turn green. He was Charlie McCarty, St. Pa...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 08:28
  • Purchases: 1