It’s the meal everyone thinks of when they think of British cooking. In this episode, we look at the origins of the phrase ‘fish and chips’.
The Romans had a drink called ‘aqua vitae’ or the water of life. Listen to find out how this drink survives and influences the names of other drinks around the world.
Ok. It’s a short two-letter word that means everything is all right. And it is used around the world in countless languages. Find out how this small word spread all over the world, ok?
It is a word, and a meal, that is famous all over the world. The possibilities are endless, but where did the word ‘sandwich’ come from? Listen to find out more.
The origin of the word ‘silhouette’ is not entirely clear. But it is linked to France, war, and art. Listen to find out more.
There is hope! A vaccine for Covid-19 is in sight! In this episode, we look at the strange and unusual origin of the word ‘vaccine’.