Science Diction

Science Diction is a podcast about words and the science stories behind them.

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Each episode of Science Diction takes a word or phrase, and with the help of historians, authors, etymologists, and scientists, serves up language with a side of science.

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What Do You Call A Tiny Octopus That’s Cute As A Button?

Plus: What squid have to do with Instagram filters.

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Language Evolves: It’s Literally Fine

Irregardless, the dictionary’s got your back.

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