weather words http://iowapublicradio.org en The Word Maven http://iowapublicradio.org/post/word-maven <p>Words like tornado and Derecho fascinate and frighten and they both have surprising histories.&nbsp;Charity talks&nbsp;with English language expert Patricia O&rsquo;Connor who looks at&nbsp; the origins of weather related words.&nbsp;&nbsp;Patricia answers all questions that relate to the English language.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 16:22:10 +0000 Charity Nebbe 5629 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Word Maven