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Catch Word #103 – A light bulb moment

We hope that everyone has some bright ideas in 2012! This episode it about coming up with new ideas and having realizations, and the expressions...

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Catch Word #102 – Starting from scratch

Here’s another Catch Word episode! This one focuses on expressions with the word scratch. We look at to start from scratch, to scratch the surface,...

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Catch Word #101 – Tightwad

No one likes to be thought of as cheap, but some of us just don’t like to spend money. Harp and Maura are two of...

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Catch Word #100 – You are what you eat

No matter where you are in the world, it’s important to be healthy. This episode looks at some expressions that people use to inspire and...

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Catch Word #99 – To bite the dust

This is a fun episode about slang for to die! Of course, all these slang terms for dying are not meant to be used about...

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Catch Word #98 – Mooch

Does it bother you when someone is always asking you for things and always taking from you? It really bothers some people, so much so...

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Catch Word #97 – Working like a dog

Many people try their best and put in a lot of effort at work or school. This week, we’re talking about expressions that mean to...

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Catch Word #96 – Going down in flames

This was a question from one of our listeners in China: What does the expression to go down in flames mean? In today’s episode, we’re...

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Catch Word #95 – She has something up her sleeve!

This episode is about having secret plans or tools that you use at a specific time to help you get what you want. At different...

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Catch Word #94 – Clipped words (a special kind of abbreviation)

This time we’re looking at clipped words, which are words in which the last one or two syllables are not pronounced when spoken, yet the...

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