71. Triumph/Trumpet/Top/Fart

71. Triumph/Trumpet/Top/Fart

By Helen Zaltzman

The Allusionist

Friday, 26 January

It’s a year since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. And in that year, he’s caused a lot of changes in the job of constitutional law professor Elizabeth Joh of TrumpConLaw podcast – in particular, one verb is now off limits.

Plus: Paul Anthony Jones, aka etymologist extraordinaire Haggard Hawks, describes how politicians’ names work their way into our vocabularies.

Find out more about this episode at http://theallusionist.org/trump.

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