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This main on A means with Words: Restaurant jargon, military slang, and contemporary Greek turns of phrase. • some restaurants currently advertise that they market “clean” sandwiches. But that doesn’t typical they’re condiment-free or the lettuce gained an extra rinse. In the food industry, words “clean” is taking on a whole new meaning. • A naval veteran wonders about a phrase he heard regularly while serving in Vietnam: offer me a huss, definition “give me a hand.” • how amazing idioms offered in Greece. For example, what go a Greek human mean if he tells you “I ate a door”?

This episode an initial aired April 1, 2017.

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tiene mas lana que un borrego/” style=”color:black;font-size:16px;text-decoration:underline;”>More Wool 보다 a LambThe Spanish phrase tiene mas lana que un borrego way someone is quite wealthy. Literally, the phrase way “he has more wool 보다 a lamb.”

This episode is organized by Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, and also produced by Stefanie Levine.

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