Dec 31, 2018
In this bonus episode, host Lynn Hickernell reviews her favorite moments from the past year on the Good Words Podcast. Also features excerpts from the John Dryden poem, "Annus Mirabilis."
Nov 26, 2018
Oct 29, 2018
In this episode, host Lynn Hickernell unpacks the word, "splurge." Includes a story from David Greenburg about something he saved up to buy in his childhood, and recurring segment, "GET IT?!?!?" Complete show notes for this episode are available at
Oct 15, 2018
This episode explores the word and concept of DICHOTOMY, with an excerpt from the audiobook War Horse, a musical arrangement of the fairy tale "Jack Sprat," and of course, the recurring segment, "GET IT?!?!?"
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Oct 1, 2018
In this episode of The Good Words Podcast, host Lynn Hickernell expounds on the literal and figurative meanings of the word QUAGMIRE, including examples from the musical, "Hamilton," A Series of Unfortunate Events, and an excerpt of a Robert Burns poem in Scots, "Elegy on Captain Matthew Henderson." Also featuring...