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Nerdy Curio

December 4, 2016
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“We’re all unstable all the time.” Though this may not at first sound comforting to those overwhelmed by holiday shopping, today’s Nerdy Curio from Engines of our Ingenuity examines how the subtleties of technical meanings aren’t always reflected in popular speech—and how instability is something we would not want to live without.

Aired November 21, 2016

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Fruitman A
Nice, I learn something today
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I didn't follow this very well
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Enjoyed this one greatly.
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Johan V
Love hearing about the use of words as they are supposed to be. Thanx!
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