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Word On The Street

Join Stuart Bathan as he dusts down his old thesaurus and takes you on a carpet ride to explore the lexicon and vernacular of language. Think of him working en charette like a linguistic trawlerman fishing for new words to fit the right occasion, or as a miner panning for phrases, and discovering golden nuggets of wonderfully obscure terms and bringing them to light. As the crepuscular light of Autumn creates patterns of mog shade, you can listen to Word On The Street, every 2nd Thursday evening at 7.00 and replays the following Tuesday morning at 2.00 Word On The Street is proudly sponsored by Nelson College Show Less

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Word On The Street - Nov 14 19
Stuart Bathan is hosting Sarah Collins Talking about Sarah brought us the first of her 3 words....'Comfy'. Stuart unpacked the Italian word 'Pantofolaio Featuring Art of Noise, Richie Havens, Avett brothers, Dolly Parton, Billy Collins, Ennio Morriconne, Garrison Keillor, A-ha, and Shaye Ben Tzar
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Word On The Street - Oct 31 19
Stuart Bathan is hosting Jen Warr talking about Meditation, Breathing, Prime Numbers (!) Jokes, The state of the world. Jen brought us the words Perception and Infinite. Featuring:John C Reilly and Woody Harrelson, Lou reed, Beethoven (Emil Gilels George Szell, Cleveland Orchestra), LQ Jones
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Word On The Street - Oct 17 19
Word On The Street - Oct 17 19
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Word On The Street - Oct 03 19
Word On The Street - Oct 03 19
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Word On The Street - Sep 19 19
Guest Kieron Lattimer brought us the word PARADOX. Stuart used the word WIGAN as defined by the Book of Liff. Featuring Matt Berry, Beta Band, Vangelis, Camera Obscura, The Levellers, Billy Collins, PJ Harvey, Daniel Johnston, The Buzzcocks, The Art of Noise.
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Word On The Street - Sep 05 19
With guest Isaac Walls. Isaac brought us 3 wonderful words Mondegreen, Wonky and Senescence. Stuart unpacked the word Kakistocracy. Featuring Matt Berry, Beck, Warren Zevon, Sinead O' Connor Mac De Marco, King Gizzard and the Lizard King, Monster Rally, he XX, Jenny Woo
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Word On The Street - Aug 22 19
Word On The Street - Aug 22 19
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Word On The Street - Aug 08 19

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Word On The Street - Jul 25 19
With guest Stephen Knoef. Stephen brought us fabulous words...Shadenfreude, Onomatopoeia and Paraprosdokian. Featured music: John Carpenter, The Tourists, Madonna, Nic Cave, Morton Lauriden, Arcade Fire, J S Ondra, Lauren Mvula, Black Sabbath
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Word On The Street - Jul 11 19
With guest Martha Ellis Robinson, Artist and Illustrator. Martha brought us three marvellous words Puddle, Cocoon and Cloud. Word of the week was Cromulant. Featuring Matt Berry, Jesse Rae, Billy Bragg, Kate Tempest, Ennio Morriconne, Sea Sick Steve, Mr Scruff, Desmond Dekker, The Flamingos, Joy Division
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Word On The Street - Jun 27 19
With guest John Heiton. Stuart tucked into some Latin with 'Ipse dixit'. John brought us 3 marvelous words 'Inspire', 'Imagine' and 'Memories.' Music by Matt Berry, Kevin McDermott, Lindsay Lohan, Richard Thompson, Louis Hobson, Ennio Morriconne, Lil Nas X, The Corries, John Lennon, Linda Ronstadt with James Ingram, Dave Bartholomew
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Word On The Street - Jun 13 19
Word On The Street - Jun 13 19
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Word On The Street - May 30 19
With guest Kiri Wahanui. Kiri brought us three superb words..Pressure, Iwi and Love. Work of the week is Overmorrow. Featuring Trent Reznor, The Humpff Family, Hazel O’Conner, Charles Burkowski, Alabama 3 and Lemon Jelly. Kiri selected Queen and David Bowie, The Topp Twins and Boyce Avenue.
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Nelson College is an innovative boys’ school founded in 1856. The College takes pride in being New Zealand’s oldest state school with a rich heritage of tradition forming a backdrop to modern educational practice. The College is situated in a picturesque setting, with excellent facilities for learning, sport, leisure and performing arts. Twenty two hectares of impressive grounds include playing fields, a pool, two gymnasiums, and tennis courts as well as a traditional Hall and modern performing arts facilities.
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