17 episodes

A podcast about idioms, featuring various Mancunians with a general disdain for everything outside of Manchester.

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A podcast about idioms, featuring various Mancunians with a general disdain for everything outside of Manchester.

    MythBusters Did It!

    MythBusters Did It!

    Adam and Terence lack a cat…


    Idioms:


    A rolling stone gathers no moss
    Bless their little cotton socks


    Alternative names:

    Super Magic Sparkle Pen

    Ideas for other Podcasts

    Seductive Paper Dance

    The Night Clouds are Forming

    Terence Reads Latin

    A Jewel of a Podcast

    Links:

    Final Space (TV Series 2018– ) – IMDb

    Adventure Time’s Finale is the Beginning of Something New

    Deuteronomy 22:11 Do not wear clothes of wool and linen woven together.

    MythBusters – Wikipedia

    YouTube – MythBusters in the rain

    White Rabbit Project (TV Series 2016) – IMDb

    Parks and Recreation (TV Series 2009–2015) – IMDb

    Making It (TV Series 2018– ) – IMDb

    Jim Henson – Wikipedia

    YouTube – ERB, just including this for how great it is.

    Nomad (comics) – Wikipedia

    Kuala Lumpur – Wikipedia

    American Revolutionary War – Wikipedia

    YouTube – Another great song!

    The League of Gentlemen – Wikipedia

    George Cotton – Wikipedia

    Ganges – Wikipedia

    Accidental Tech Podcast

    Hello Internet

    No Such Thing as a Fish – Wikipedia

    Slow Burn

    The Wire (TV Series 2002–2008) – IMDb

    99% Invisible

    Ferrite Recording Studio: Ferrite Recording Studio — Wooji Juice

    Audacity (audio editor) – Wikipedia

    Byker Grove – Wikipedia

    YouTube – Shot in the face!

    Media and contact:

    Our Twitter

    Our Instagram

    Lucy’s Instagram

    Deborah’s Instagram

    Deborah’s Twitter

    Sam’s Twitter

    Ben’s Twitter

    Terence’s Twitter

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    • 37 min
    The ASMR One

    The ASMR One

    Adam and Terence listen to a cat.


    Idioms:


    The cat’s pyjamas
    Chance your arm
    Play a blinder (sort of)


    Alternative names:

    Licking Wendy Houses

    Tastless Rubbery Eggs

    Interesting Buttery Friend

    Yellow Silk PJs

    All Bacon Fry-up

    Odd But Accurate

    Links:

    Autonomous sensory meridian response – Wikipedia

    Prohibition in the United States – Wikipedia

    Donald Trump – Wikipedia

    Meowth – Wikipedia

    Rudyard Kipling – Wikipedia

    YouTube – Everybody Wants to be a cat

    Absinthe – Wikipedia

    Darjeeling – Wikipedia

    10 of the Most Dangerous Airports in the World

    Tad Dorgan – Wikipedia

    Yes! We Have No Bananas – Wikipedia

    Dancing plague of 1518 – Wikipedia

    George Cross – Wikipedia

    St Patrick’s Cathedral

    Final Space (TV Series 2018– ) – IMDb

    Disenchantment (TV Series 2018– ) – IMDb

    YouTube – The Robot Hell Song

    John DiMaggio – Wikipedia

    Arrested Development (TV Series 2003– ) – IMDb

    Media and contact:

    Our Twitter

    Our Instagram

    Lucy’s Instagram

    Deborah’s Instagram

    Deborah’s Twitter

    Sam’s Twitter

    Ben’s Twitter

    Terence’s Twitter

    Terence’s Instagram

    Terence’s Website

    Email

     

    • 45 min
    The Queen’s Glass Eyes

    The Queen’s Glass Eyes

    Adam and Terence listen to Deborah’s cough, entirely self-inflicted.


    Idioms:


    Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth
    Fit as a fiddle
    All the world’s a stage


    Alternative names:

    Melting from the face

    American inner monologue

    Socks is great

    Shiny Shiny House

    Deborah’s cough

    Links:

    YouTube – Queen’s guard

    Just William – Wikipedia

    Dennis the Menace (U.S. comics) – Wikipedia

    Dennis the Menace and Gnasher – Wikipedia

    Walter Matthau – Wikipedia

    Gold leaf – Wikipedia

    Joey (TV series) – Wikipedia

    Pearl & Dean – Wikipedia

    YouTube – Simpsons Ape Song

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Wikipedia

    Lindsey Stirling – Wikipedia

    Ronald Reagan – Wikipedia

    Big Brother (UK TV series) – Wikipedia

    William Shakespeare – Wikipedia

    Y Tho | Know Your Meme

    Cold War – Wikipedia

     

    Media and contact:

    Our Twitter

    Our Instagram

    Lucy’s Instagram

    Deborah’s Instagram

    Deborah’s Twitter

    Sam’s Twitter

    Ben’s Twitter

    Terence’s Twitter

    Terence’s Instagram

    Terence’s Website

    Email

     

    • 44 min
    Jelly Boat Universe

    Jelly Boat Universe

    Adam, Deborah and Terence are together for the first time ever! We mainly talk nonsense…


    Idioms:


    Lead someone down the garden path
    Take it with a grain of salt
    Push the boat out


    Alternative names:

    Scurvy’s the one I wanted

    Space Pirate… Ghost

    Champagne Jelly Boats

    Greasy Idioms

    Barely Remembered Degrees

    Tez the Cabin Boy

    72 Ingredients

    Links:

    The Office (U.S. TV series) – Wikipedia

    List of ancient Egyptian dynasties – Wikipedia

    List of ancient Egyptian dynasties – Wikipedia

    Sean Bean – IMDb

    Garden-path sentence – Wikipedia

    Geocentric model – Wikipedia

    Heliocentrism – Wikipedia

    North–South divide – Wikipedia

    Face of Boe – Wikipedia

    Little Women – Wikipedia

    The Secret Garden – Wikipedia

    The Railway Children – Wikipedia

    Jurassic Park – Wikipedia

    David Attenborough – Wikipedia

    Richard Attenborough – Wikipedia

    Edwardian era – Wikipedia

    THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST on acast

    Call Me Kevin – YouTube

    Hello Internet

    Jeremy Hunt – Wikipedia

    Nicolas Cage – Wikipedia

    skeptic | Origin and meaning of skeptic by Online Etymology Dictionary

    Shoulder angel – Wikipedia

    Oprah Winfrey – Wikipedia

    Ainsley Harriott – Wikipedia

    Louis XVI of France – Wikipedia

    Electorate of Mainz – Wikipedia

    Prussia – Wikipedia

    Unification of Germany – Wikipedia

    Pliny the Elder – Wikipedia

    Black Death – Wikipedia

    Pontus (region) – Wikipedia

    Mithridates VI of Pontus – Wikipedia

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    • 44 min
    Conscientiously Objecting Pigeons

    Conscientiously Objecting Pigeons

    Adam, Terence and Lucy take on underwear… we’re also extremely ignorant about American sports!


    Idioms:


    Cut and run
    Mum’s the word
    Don’t get your knickers in a twist


    Alternative names:

    Drive-by Podcasting

    Our bad history

    Idiomatic Verb Phrases

    Let’s Twist Again

    Smokey Ghosts

    Knicked my Bocks

    Links:

    Lavalier microphone

    Pirates of the Caribbean

    Johnny Depp

    Disney Sheriff of Nottingham

    How it’s made – Newspaper

    Dennis Skinner

    Oliver Twist

    Blackadder

    Assassin’s Creed

    Elizabeth I (bit out on the date… again…)

    Vietnam War

    Iraq War

    Brexit (such a horrible word)

    David Cameron – whistling

    Monty Python

    And Now for Something Completely Different

    Anime bloody nose trope

    Royston Vasey

    Corned Beef

    Homing Pigeon

    Kibosh

    Vaudeville

    Heelys

    Return to Oz

    The Craft

    New York Knickerbockers

    Knickerbocker glory

    New York Knicks (also Knickerbockers, but basketball, a bit dull)

    Google Books

    Train from Katanga

    Mills & Boon

    Geordie Racer

    Stottie cake

    Pasty barm

    Harmen Jansen Knickerbocker

    Washington Irving

    George Cruikshank

    Bloomers

    Plus fours

    Media and contact:

    Our Twitter/p

    • 41 min
    Super Hairy Leg Time

    Super Hairy Leg Time

    Adam, Lucy and Deborah talk about the heat, again, and we also get into Terence’s hairy legs!


    Idioms:


    That old chestnut
    Don’t cut your nose off to spite your face
    Spinning a yarn


    Alternative names:

    Elongated Film Chat

    Peter Molyneux Sucks

    Floating Babies

    Links:

    Fable (2004 video game) – Wikipedia(great game)

    Peter Molyneux – Wikipedia

    Jack and the Beanstalk – Wikipedia

    Lionhead Studios – Wikipedia

    Bullfrog Productions – Wikipedia

    Theme Hospital – Wikipedia

    Theme Park World – Wikipedia

    Dungeon Keeper – Wikipedia

    Dungeon Keeper 2 – Wikipedia(one of the best games ever)

    Godus – Wikipedia

    Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube? – Wikipedia

    Can Xerox be used as a synonym for photocopy? – Quora

    Hoover vs. vacuum – Grammarist

    Velcro – Hook-and-loop fastener – Wikipedia

    Austin Powers – Wikipedia

    Goldmember – Wikipedia

    Hokusai – Wikipedia

    The Great Wave off Kanagawa – Wikipedia

    (Pokemon edition)The Great Wave Off Kanto by missypena on DeviantArt

    Photorealism – Wikipedia

    The Birth of Venus – Wikipedia

    The Merchant of Venice – Wikipedia

    Macbeth – Wikipedia

    Henry IV of France – Wikipedia (not quite the Henriest Henry)

    James Hardy Vaux – Wikipedia

    Red thread of fate – Wikipedia

    Minotaur – Wikipedia (Theseus!)

    American Horror Story – Wikipedia

    Bayeux Tapestry – Wikipedia

    Mean Girls – Wikipedia

    Freaky Friday (2003 film) – Wikipedia

    Blade (film) – Wikip

    • 41 min

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