Raining Cats & Dogs and The Origin Of Many Other Common Phrases

Karen Conti

Grant Barrett

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Grant Barrett is a lexicographer specializing in slang, jargon and new usage. He is also co-host and co-producer of the nationwide public radio show A Way With Words, and author of Perfect English Grammar. Grant joins WGN Radio’s Karen Conti to talk about common language mistakes and the fascinating history behind many common phrases.

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You can find Karen Conti on Facebook. The Karen Conti Show airs Sundays from 7pm-9pm.

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