Words with Max Cryer: Nincompoop, kiwifruit
Max Cryer is a New Zealand living treasure in both entertainment and etymological spheres.
The man, the myth and the legend himself joins Mike Puru, in for Graeme Hill, this week to discuss words - their origin and meaning.
In light of Kim and Trump saturating the media through the last week- the word of the week is ‘summit’.
Also the origins of natter, nincompoop, and bogan.
Plus, it’s kiwifruits' birthday!
Interested in a word for next week? Ask Max a question here.
Listen to the full interview with Max Cryer above.
Weekend Variety Wireless with Mike Puru, in for Graeme Hill, 8pm - midnight Saturdays and Sundays, on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the Rova app on Android and iPhone.