The Allusionist

By Helen Zaltzman

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Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman, TheAllusionist.org.

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124. Nightmare

10.25.2020

This is the Alloooooooooosionist, in which we learn about the etymology of some scary words for Halloween, with the help of Paul Bae of The Black Tapes and The Big Loop podcasts, and Chelsey Weber-Smith of the podcast American Hysteria. ...

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