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This is a repeat of popular podcast # 91 from August 10, 2014.

As Happy as a Clam;  Beating a Dead Horse;  Close, But No Cigar;  Hissy Fit;  My Bad

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After 5 years of trying to interview him, Bob finally sits down in our Beijing studio to reveal the truth of life, poetry, happiness and much more. If you wanna be in the know, you gotta listen to Bob. 

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Billution (#119)

Billution, a portmanteau of two words: bicycle+pollution

for more portmanteaus see podcast #51




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A worker from the bike share company Ofo puts a damaged bike on a pile at a makeshift repair depot for the company where thousands of derelict bikes are being kept after coming off the road on March 29, 2017 in Beijing, China.


Words with "TEXT":  Textpectation, Textonics, Textomortis, Textologist, Textology, Text Off.

More words with "text":      Urban dictionary

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Bacteria, Virus, Toxin (toxic), Antibiotic, Germ

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Bacteria jokes

Words related to virus

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Bruncheon, Osculation, POST-TRUTH, (Word of the Year)

and 4 new chemical elements to the periodic table:

Nihonium and symbol Nh, for the element 113,
Moscovium and symbol Mc, for the element 115,
Tessesine and symbol Ts, for the element 117,
Oganesson and symbol Og, for the element 118

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Dogs are Barking, Zumba, Body Tog, Exergaming, Fit as a Fiddle



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Portmanteau podcast (#51) http://lewissandler.podbean.com/2011/08/

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This a repeat of a popular-by-demand podcast #95 in January 24, 2015.


areography, Grey goo,  meatspace, cosmic spaghetti  aka topopolis,  xenology


Crap, (#113)


No audio this podcast #113
crap slang...noun
 something of extremely poor quality.
• nonsense.
• unwanted articles; rubbish.

Origin of crap:  
Middle English: related to Dutch krappe, from krappen ‘pluck or cut off’, and perhaps also to Old French crappe ‘siftings’, Anglo-Latin crappa ‘chaff’. The original sense was ‘chaff’, later ‘residue from rendering fat’, also ‘dregs of beer’. Current senses date from the late 19th cent.

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 Interesting conversation with 8 cool Chinese university students in Beijing who share their life, loves, studies and maybe a secret or two!
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