The Allusionist

Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman for Radiotopia from PRX.

65. Eponyms III: Who’s That Guy? No ratings yet.

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    Roman Mars returns for our annual dose of eponyms – words that derive from people’s names. This year: explosive revelations about the origins of the word ‘guy’. Find out more about this episode at

    CONTENT NOTE: the episode contains a description of 17th century torture and execution.

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