Why Is That Podcast

The Why Is That Podcast is a podcast that explores the origins of today's common occurrences from word etymology to holiday traditions and everywhere in between.

http://WhyIsThatPodcast.blogspot.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 41 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
subscribe
share



episode 38: The End - Why Is That Podcast


In episode 38 of the Why Is That Podcast we say goodbye. Audio: https://www.acast.com/whyisthatpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhyIsThatPod Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhyIsThatPod or @WhyIsThatPod Website: http://whyisthatpodcast.b...


share





   1m
 
 

episode 37: Merry Christmas vs Happy Christmas


In episode 37 of the Why Is That Podcast we explore why Merry Christmas is the preference in North American English and Happy Christmas is preferred in British English. Audio: https://www.acast.com/whyisthatpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.co...


share





   27m
 
 

episode 36: The Secret Service


In episode 36 of the Why Is That Podcast we explore the United States Secret Service and why it is that they both protect the President and solve financial crimes. FireStarters Podcast: https://firestarterspodcast.libsyn.com/ Audio: https://www.aca...


share





 2019-11-24  25m
 
 

episode 35: Trick or Treat - The Origin and Development


In episode 35 of the Why Is That Podcast we explore the origins and development of the Halloween tradition of trick or treating. Audio: https://www.acast.com/whyisthatpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhyIsThatPod Twitter: https://twitte...


share





 2019-10-27  18m
 
 

Brief Announcement - Next Episode Delayed Until October


A brief announcement and explanation providing details about the episode delay. There will be no episodes in August or September. We will be returning with regularly scheduled episodes in October.


share





 2019-08-18  1m
 
 

episode 34: Guys and Dolls - Why Is That Podcast


In episode 34 of the Why Is That Podcast we explore the origin of the term Guys and Dolls. Audio: https://www.acast.com/whyisthatpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhyIsThatPod Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhyIsThatPod or @WhyIsThatPod ...


share





 2019-07-21  21m
 
 

episode 33: Dunce and Dunce Cap - Why Is That


In episode 33 of the Why Is That Podcast we explore the origin of the dunce and the dunce cap. My 42 Favorite Ongoing History Podcasts: http://whyisthatpodcast.blogspot.com/2019/06/my-42-favorite-ongoing-history-podcasts.html Audio: https://www.aca...


share





 2019-06-23  19m
 
 

episode 32: Buck, Quid, Bradman and Loonie - Why Is That


In episode 32 of the Why Is That Podcast we explore the popular slang words for money in Buck, Quid, Bradman and Loonie. Audio: https://www.acast.com/whyisthatpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhyIsThatPod Twitter: https://twitter.com/Wh...


share





 2019-05-26  21m
 
 

episode 31: Jumbo Shrimp - Why Is That


In episode 31 of the Why Is That Podcast we explore the origins of the words Jumbo and Shrimp. Audio: https://www.acast.com/whyisthatpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhyIsThatPod Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhyIsThatPod or @WhyIsThatPo...


share





 2019-04-28  22m
 
 

episode 30: Toilet Talk - Why Is That Podcast


In episode 30 of the Why Is That Podcast we explore the origins of the euphemisms involved in going to the toilet. Audio: https://www.acast.com/whyisthatpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhyIsThatPod Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhyIsTh...


share





 2019-04-07  36m