TSP082 – Digging Words: BRAGGADOCIO – Bigger, yet often smaller, than life.

 
 
00:00 / 27:29
 
1X
 

First used in 1590, the word ‘Braggadocio’ has come to represent the epitome of human vanity. Our history and our modern world is replete with examples of this rarely used and archaic word.

Duration: 27:29

VoxBox: Audio segments from YouTube – Muhammad Ali clips, The Braggarts Dilemma & Donald Trump clips.

Music Credit: Carly Simon – You’re So Vain

TSP073 – Digging Words: AMBEDO – Deep diving in the shallows.

 
 

00:00 / 27:38
 

1X

 

Human beings have created words for untranslatable experiences since the dawn of language. We explore a brand new word from an unusual new dictionary created by John Koenig.

Duration – 27:38

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – John Koenig’s video and TedTalk on his word, Ambedo

Music Credit: Joni Mitchel – Woodstock

TSP068 – Digging Words: RISIBLE – I amuse you, I make you laugh?

 
 

00:00 / 29:25
 

1X

 

In unpacking the word RISIBLE, we discover the importance of humour in helping us deal with our day to day living and life in general. From health benefits to tech humour, the range of risibility is all encompassing.

Duration – 29:29

VoxBox: The Nonna (Paola) that couldn’t use Siri

Music Credits: Donavon Frankenreiter – Life, Love & Laughter

TSP063 – Digging Words: ZEITGEIST – The air we breath.

 
 

00:00 / 24:37
 

1X

 

How the zeitgeist informs our evolution. Pointing out the varying zeitgeists that underpin our recent history.

Duration – 24:37

VoxBox: Peter Joseph Interviewed on ‘The Marker’ – Tel Aviv TV | The Zeitgeist Movement

Music Credit: Nicky Wire – I killed the Zeitgeist

TSP059 – Digging Words: UBIQUITOUS – It’s everywhere.

 
 

00:00 / 21:37
 

1X

 

Take a word, any word. There’s a world of meaning waiting to be mined. Join Peter and Harry as they dig their vocabulary shovels into the word ‘ubiquitous’.

Duration – 21:39

VoxBox: On YouTube – He’s everywhere – Chicken Man & On You Tube – 3 DICKS ON A BENCH discuss ubiquitous

Music Credits: On YouTube – FUNNY SONG #3 – The Long Word Song & Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere