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Separated by a Common Language?

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This week on A Way with Words: If your pal from England tells you he’s “chuffed,” is he happy or annoyed? And . . . only on the web: “Sit on a pan, Otis!” Martha been collecting palindromes and p

Separated by a Common Language?

Originally aired on March 3, 2007

(Photo: Edd "Kookie" Byrnes from the TV show 77 Sunset Strip serves up a song about being the ginchiest. Connie Stevens accompanies him.  Warner Brothers Records )

This week on A Way with Words: If your pal from England tells you he’s “chuffed,” is he happy or annoyed? And . . . only on the web: “Sit on a pan, Otis!” Martha been collecting palindromes and put them in a palindromic podcast. Hear them in a special podcast.

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