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Sunday, August 02, 2015

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CalLadyQED

Thank you, David Crowther, for continuing to educate and entertain us.

Regarding the Weekly Word, I was a surprised that Kevin didn't mention asunder, as in, "torn asunder." Is that not related to sundry?

Kevin Stroud

Kevin Stroud here - Yes, 'asunder' is derived from the same root as 'sundry.' Good pull. I'll have to keep that one in mind for a future episode of the History of English Podcast.

xenophon

also sundries in cricket - sometimes the top scorer in particularly abominable teams

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