Words with Max Cryer: Trundler or trolley?

Weekend Variety Wireless 05/08/2018
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Max Cryer is a New Zealand living treasure in both entertainment and etymological spheres.

He joins Graeme Hill to banter over the origin of words and their meaning.

This week's words:

  • What does it mean to get your 'dander' up?
  • When is a 'trundler' a 'trolley'?
  • What is the origin of the word 'bootleg'?

Max and Graeme explore a tale regarding the smalling village of Achiltibuie.

Interested for next week? Ask Max a question here.

Listen to the full interview with Max Cryer above.

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