The guys explore the history of two courtly idioms and examine the state of chivalry in “these uncertain times.”
In addition, they discuss classic tropes, Peter Cetera, and an unplanned trip to Arb...Show More
Scott and Steve discuss the true and frightening stories behind classic nursery rhymes - “London Bridge Is Falling Down” and “Humpty Dumpty.”
And in the scariest part of the show - “New Slang” - le...Show More
The guys explore the incredible story behind one word – Assassin. As they explore the history of the word, you will learn about ancient religious sects, the juice drink Snapple, a fictional martial ar...Show More
Scott and Steve discuss the history and meaning of the term “Big Brother”, starting with its origin in George Orwell’s 1984 to the Big Tech landscape of today. Special guest John W. Whitehead of The R...Show More
Next week, we are back with brand new episodes of Origin of Speakcies, but this week, check out an episode of Scott's music podcast, Personal Records, with Steve as special guest!
Before discussing...Show More
In this episode, the guys look back at some of their favorite food idioms: "Bring Home the Bacon," "High on the Hog," "Salad Days," and "Humble Pie."
In addition, Scott's kids take over the hosting...Show More
For episode 100 of Origin of Speakcies, an exclusive preview of premium content available only to Speakcies Supporters on Patreon.
- Postgame Show: Ep. 90 with Lauren “Bingo” Knowles
- Unaired p...Show More
The guys explore the history of video games as they examine the origin of the words "Nintendo" and "Boss," and interview the true King of Kong - Billy Mitchell.
Video Game Player of the Century B...Show More
If you are looking for a light, funny podcast to combat the holiday blues, this is NOT the episode for you.
Scott and Steve explore the awful histories behind "Jim Crow" and "Uncle Tom," in additi...Show More
Get your pitchforks, torches, and most importantly, your Twitter account ready, as Scott and Steve discuss the rise and impact of “Cancel Culture” with special guest, comedian Kristen Carney.