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Etymoleon - Word History, etymology

Leon Bailey-Green

Etymoleon, a weekly 15 minute etymology podcast, delves into the fascinating world of word history and origins. Join host Leon Bailey-Green as he researches and explores the historical and linguistic roots of words, names and phrases tied to diverse topics. 

Without claiming expertise in linguistics or history, Leon assumes the role of an avid researcher, presenting analyses of how words have evolved over time.

Each episode unveils the intricate journey of carefully chosen words, dissecting their transformations and unravelling connections to various languages such as Old English, Ancient Greek, Latin, Old French, Proto-Germanic and many more.

Expect a linguistic exploration but also snippets of historical events intricately linked to the chosen words.

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