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Etymology

The game is afoot as Richard and Martha talk about etymologists, the word sleuths who try to solve linguistic mysteries. Martha will play Dr. Watson to the Sherlock Holmes of etymologists, Anatoly Lib

Etymology

The game is afoot as Richard and Martha talk about etymologists, the word sleuths who try to solve linguistic mysteries. Martha will play Dr. Watson to the Sherlock Holmes of etymologists, Anatoly Liberman, as he reveals some of the tricks of his trade. Anatoly’s latest book is Word Origins and How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone.