George Grant

Word Play – Pandemic

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: Today is Friday, February 19th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Myrna Brown. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher.

Word Play – New year, old calendar

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Friday, January 22nd. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Megan Basham. MYRNA BROWN, HOST: And I’m Myrna Brown. Have you ever wondered why we start the new year in January, instead of July? Turns out that quirk of the calendar has...

Word Play – Many times, many ways

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Word Play – Hyperbole isn’t possible at Thanksgiving

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, November 20th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard.

Word Play – Spell-checking the Constitution

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Friday, October 23rd. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Mary Reichard.

Word Play – All that glisters

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, September 18th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Here’s George Grant now on  nuance in the meaning of words.

Word Play – From jeremiad to nehemiad

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: Today is Friday, August 21st. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Myrna Brown.

Word Play – Biblical scholarship and the English language

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Friday, June 19th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Megan Basham. MYRNA BROWN, HOST: And I’m Myrna Brown.

Word Play – Quarantine jargon

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: Today is Friday, May 15th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Myrna Brown. MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: And I’m Megan Basham. Next up: George Grant on how extraordinary circumstances change the way we speak.

Word Play – Epidemic and quarantine

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, April 21st. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard.