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Why space the name of cars for this reason unimaginative? Grant says that auto manufacturers might take inspiration from ornithology to build a far better car name. (Then again, would you be any less aggravated if you were rear-ended by a lazuli bunting?) also this week, why do so numerous young persons pepper their speech with the word “like,” and what, if anything, deserve to be done about it? all that, to add Luddites, chicken bog, a duck on a June bug, and also the feasible origins that the phrase “to obtain one’s goat.”

This episode first aired April 11, 2009.

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Get her GoatWhere’d we gain the expression “to acquire someone’s goat”? A caller doubt it originates from a Sicilian folk tale. Yet does it?

This illustration is held by Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, and produced by Stefanie Levine.

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