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Woody Guthrie's Folk Etymology

Woody Guthrie's Folk Etymology

Update: 2015-11-161
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Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss a word that was popularized during the 1940s folk movement with lexicographer Ben Zimmer.

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Woody Guthrie's Folk Etymology

Woody Guthrie's Folk Etymology

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