Today I Learned (#1578) - 6 September 2021

Today I Learned (#1578) - 6 September 2021

Update: 2021-09-06
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Youngsters want to know: What's the difference between barely and nearly, and what's so clean about a whistle, anyway? Plus, adults recount some misunderstandings from when they were knee-high to a grasshopper. Kids do come up with some surprisingly creative interpretations of words and phrases the rest of us take for granted!

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Today I Learned (#1578) - 6 September 2021

Today I Learned (#1578) - 6 September 2021

Hosted by Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett. Produced by Stefanie Levine.