Host Zach Selwyn hits the streets to ask everyday people what they know about the origins and meaning of American slang, and then he reveals the true etymology and hidden history of common phrases and words that are unique to the United States. In each 30-minute episode, Selwyn focuses on a specific period in American history, revealing words the originated during that era or had significance for the geographic region.
Last Episode02x08 Hail to the Chief Aired: Aug. 02, 2014
In this episode, we look at the ways that American English has been transformed by American presidents, by the language of sex and romance, …
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