May 16, 2022

155. Like Ducks to Water


Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about idiom origin stories, extreme trading up, and man who fasted for more than a year... and eggcorns.

Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!

Articles and other sources:

https://examples.yourdictionary.com/eggcorn-examples-faulty-phrases-that-still-make-scents

https://www.rd.com/list/amusing-stories-behind-expressions/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/from-paper-clip-to-house-in-14-trades-1.573973

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/08/20/guy-once-swapped-paperclip-house-this-woman-is-trying-do-same/

https://www.the-sun.com/money/4441217/traded-bobby-pin-for-house-how/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_red_paperclip