The Good Words Podcast

Lynn Hickernell

The Good Words Podcast is for kids and grown-ups to delight in hilarious, fascinating, wonderful words while we all learn together to use words better, and use better words. It is written and created by Lynn Hickernell, who also writes and perfor...Show More


11:12 | Oct 28th, 2019

In this short bonus episode, host Lynn Hickernell introduces the word, "peripeteia" with a feature on Kids Listen podcast, "The Past and the Curious," recurring segments, "Embrace Vulnerability" and "...Show More

29:25 | Oct 14th, 2019

Originally released in July 2018, this updated encore episode focuses on the word, "echelon." Host Lynn Hickernell discusses the instances of levels throughout life. Includes "It Came From the Inter...Show More
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05:14 | Sep 30th, 2019

In this short earpetizer, host Lynn Hickernell discusses the word, "hiatus" with a "Say What?!?" segment juxtaposing the phrases, "Absence makes the heart grow fonder," and "Out of sight, out of mind....Show More

20:36 | Sep 16th, 2019

Host Lynn Hickernell explicates the word, "juxtaposition" in recurring segments, "Ads that Subtract," "It Came From the Internet," "Embrace Vulnerability," and "GET IT?!?!?" Includes opera singer Nel...Show More

30:02 | Sep 2nd, 2019

In this episode, host Lynn Hickernell expounds on the word, "shambolic" with an excerpt from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, an overview of library cataloging with Arden Kirkland, a discussion...Show More
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