vocabulary http://iowapublicradio.org en Words of Summer with the Word Maven http://iowapublicradio.org/post/words-summer-word-maven <p>Host Charity Nebbe and <a href="http://www.grammarphobia.com/">Patricia O'Connor</a>, aka The Word Maven, discuss the words and phrases of summer.&nbsp; O'Connor reveals the origins of <em>dog days, bikini, lemonade </em>and <em>barbecue. </em></p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:39:48 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 27018 at http://iowapublicradio.org Words of Summer with the Word Maven