Partial Transcript: Episode 72 (Obsolete Words)
Virginia: So the post in question is, “27 Delightful Obsolete Words It’s High Time We Revived.”
Nick: Each one has a picture of an owl with it. It’s really cute.
Leland: Someone hit me with a word.
Leland: What does that mean?
Nick: Organizing like an gorgonizer.
Virginia: To have a paralyzing or mesmerizing effect on someone.
Nick: Oh! Gorgonize. Is that really how it’s pronounced?
Leland: A gorgon was a mythical creature kind of like Gollum.
Nick: I thought it was like a monster.
Katie: Monsterful is also on the list.
Leland: If these words are obsolete, then did something replace them?
Virginia: They just fell out of use. It’s sort of like how the Eskimo’s have 20,000 words for snow. Those words just aren’t useful outside of that context. Who walks with a pipe anymore?
Leland: I will go lunting any day of the week. That means walking while smoking a pipe.
Nick: As if they didn’t already get it based on the context.
Virginia: Oh my gosh. There’s a picture in the sidebar that’s someone pouring pancake batter over bacon in a skillet.
Nick: Are you quoting the ads now?
Virginia: No. It’s another article.
Leland: I would be all up over that. If they had some hot syrup too, I’d probably touch myself.
Virginia: That’s disgusting.
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