Words with Max Cryer: Spring, bamboozle

Weekend Variety Wireless 12/08/2018
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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, their origin and meaning.

This week's words include spring, hustings and shindig.

Mr Cryer also answers more of your questions on bamboozle, winkle-pickers and ‘not on your nelly’.

Interested for next week? Ask Max a question here.

Listen to the full interview with Max Cryer above.

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