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Tea, Stan and Mood: New Podcast Digs Into Etymology of Slang

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A local English teacher is exploring the etymology of popular slang in a podcast called “Words In The Middle”

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Have you ever wondered how slang in the English language evolves? Stephen speaks with Laura Rosenberg about just that. Rosenberg is a teacher at Detroit Country Day, who talks to her colleagues and her students about the latest slang and then delves into the etymology in a new podcast called “Words In The Middle.” 

Annamarie Sysling
Annamarie Sysling
In her conversation with Stephen, Rosenberg touches on the origins of “tea,” “mood,” “low key/high key” and “stan” or “stanning.”

Click on the player above to hear that conversation.

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