It’s time to have a few words about words. Yes, words. Words like “webinar”. Words like “disruption”. And words like “I have no words”.
Elephant stamps of approval go to the staff of American Airlines and Los Angeles International Airport for being fearful of a Wi-Fi hotspot name, and the fans of One Direction who didn’t know what a poppy symbolises.
And there’s more stuff, but you’ll have to listen.
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Thanks for the audio grabs to:
- Abbott to ‘shirtfront’ Putin over MH17 tragedy, ABC Radio’s PM, 13 October 2014.
- Snap’s “I’ve Got the Power”, via YouTube.
- My conversation with Will Goodings on 1395 FIVEaa.
- ABC7 Los Angeles.
- NPR’s On the Media.
- Richard Herring’s Meaning of Life.
Series Credits: The 9pm Edict theme by mansardian, Edict fanfare by neonaeon, all from The Freesound Project. Elephant Stamp theme by Joshua Mehlman. Photograph of Stilgherrian taken 29 March 2009 by misswired, used by permission.