The Allusionist

By Helen Zaltzman

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Adventures in language with Helen Zaltzman. TheAllusionist.org

Episode Date
189. Mouthful of Fortune
Feb 10, 2024
188. Lipread
Jan 28, 2024
187. Bonus 2023
Dec 24, 2023
186. Ravels
Dec 12, 2023
185. Gems and Patties
Nov 20, 2023
184. Misophonia
Nov 06, 2023
Apple Fest!
Oct 22, 2023
183. Timucua
Oct 09, 2023
182. Siblings of Chaos
Sep 24, 2023
181. Cairns
Sep 13, 2023
180. Project ENABLE
Aug 25, 2023
179. Andy Quiz
Aug 12, 2023
178. Uranus
Jun 24, 2023
Tranquillusionist: Gay Animals
Jun 09, 2023
177. Fat part 2
May 25, 2023
176. Fat part 1
May 12, 2023
175. Eurovision part 2
Apr 21, 2023
174. Eurovision part 1
Apr 07, 2023
173. Death
Mar 24, 2023
172. A Brief History of Brazilian Portuguese
Mar 10, 2023
171. Supplantation
Feb 24, 2023
170. Actively Passive
Feb 10, 2023
169. The Box
Jan 27, 2023
168. Debuts
Jan 13, 2023
167. Bonus 2022
Dec 17, 2022
166. Fiona part 2
Dec 05, 2022
165. Fiona part 1
Nov 22, 2022
164. Emergency
Nov 07, 2022
163. Rhino Borked Guy
Oct 21, 2022
162. Self-Help
Oct 08, 2022
161. Sentiment
Sep 24, 2022
160. Coward
Sep 09, 2022
159. Bufflusionist
Aug 20, 2022
158. Creature Quiz
Aug 05, 2022
Tranquillusionist: Australia's Big Things
Jul 19, 2022
157. Queerbaiting
Jun 25, 2022
156. Rainbow Washing
Jun 11, 2022
155. The Tiffany Problem
May 27, 2022
154. Objectivity
May 14, 2022
153. In Character
Apr 18, 2022
152. Asperger
Apr 03, 2022
152. Asperger - music-free version
Apr 03, 2022
151. The Bee's Knees
Mar 18, 2022
150. The Egg's Warning
Mar 05, 2022
149. Complex PTSD
Feb 19, 2022
148. Bonus 2021
Dec 23, 2021
147. Survival: Today, Tomorrow part 2
Dec 07, 2021
146. Survival: Today, Tomorrow part 1
Nov 24, 2021
145. Parents
Nov 07, 2021
144. Aro Ace
Oct 26, 2021
143. Hedge Rider
Oct 13, 2021
142. Zero
Sep 25, 2021
141. Food Quiz
Sep 10, 2021
140. Num8er5
Aug 30, 2021
Tranquillusionist: 282 Salads
Aug 14, 2021
139 Ladybird Ladybug
Jul 12, 2021
138. Mind My Mind
Jun 27, 2021
137. Dude
Jun 10, 2021
136. Misogynoir
May 28, 2021
135. SOS
May 14, 2021
Eclipse+
Apr 23, 2021
134. Lacuna
Apr 10, 2021
133. Cake is Mighter than the Sword
Mar 27, 2021
132. Additions and Losses
Mar 12, 2021
131. Podlingual
Feb 25, 2021
130. Valentine
Feb 14, 2021
129. Sorry
Jan 31, 2021
128. Bonus 2020
Dec 24, 2020
127. A Festive Hit for 2020
Dec 14, 2020
126. Survival: Custodians of the Languages
Nov 28, 2020
125. Swearalong Quiz
Nov 10, 2020
124. Nightmare
Oct 25, 2020
123. Celebrity
Oct 10, 2020
122. Ghostwriter
Sep 28, 2020
121. No Title
Sep 14, 2020
Tranquillusionist: Home and Garden
Aug 28, 2020
The Away Team redux
Aug 18, 2020
120. Shine Theory
Jul 30, 2020
119. Blood Is Not Water
Jul 14, 2020
118. Survival: Bequest
Jul 03, 2020
117. Many Ways At Once
Jun 15, 2020
116. My Dad Excavated A Porno
Jun 03, 2020
115. Keep Calm and
May 16, 2020
Tranquillusionist: Punchlines
Apr 13, 2020
Tranquillusionist: Best In Show
Apr 04, 2020
Tranquillusionist: Nmiigea
Mar 22, 2020
Tranquillusionist: Your Soothing Words
Mar 17, 2020
114. Alarm Bells
Feb 24, 2020
113. Zaltzology
Jan 24, 2020
112. Quiz 2019
Dec 24, 2019
Allusionist special: Podcast Podcast
Dec 16, 2019
111. Engraving part 2: Precious
Dec 16, 2019
110. Engraving part 1: Epitaph
Nov 26, 2019
109. East West
Nov 14, 2019
108. Enjoy!
Oct 30, 2019
107. Apples
Oct 09, 2019
106. Typo Demom
Sep 15, 2019
105. F'ood
Sep 03, 2019
104. Words into Food
Aug 17, 2019
103. Food Into Words
Aug 05, 2019
102. New Rules
Jul 14, 2019
101. Two Or More
Jun 26, 2019
56+12. Joins & Pride
Jun 06, 2019
100. The Hundredth
May 27, 2019
99. Polari
May 12, 2019
98. Alter Ego
Apr 27, 2019
97. The Future is Now?
Apr 11, 2019
96. Trust
Mar 26, 2019
95. Verisimilitude
Mar 11, 2019
94. Harsh Realm
Feb 22, 2019
93. Gossip
Feb 09, 2019
92. To Err Is Human
Jan 24, 2019
Extra special QUIZ!
Dec 18, 2018
91. Bonus 2018
Dec 16, 2018
90. Dear Santa
Nov 30, 2018
89. WPM
Nov 17, 2018
88. Name Changers
Nov 04, 2018
87. Name v. Law
Oct 22, 2018
86. Name Therapy
Oct 08, 2018
85. Skin Story
Sep 23, 2018
84. Trammels
Sep 08, 2018
83. Yes, As In
Aug 26, 2018
82. A Novel Remedy
Aug 13, 2018
81. Shark Week
Jul 28, 2018
Imaginary Advice: S.E.I.N.F.E.L.D.
Jun 28, 2018
80. Warm Front
Jun 17, 2018
79. Queer
Jun 03, 2018
78. Oot in the Open
May 21, 2018
42+43. Survival: The Key rerun
May 05, 2018
77. Survival part 1: Second Home
Apr 21, 2018
76. Across the Pond
Apr 07, 2018
75. Ear Hustling
Mar 23, 2018
74. Take A Swear Pill
Mar 09, 2018
73. Supername!
Feb 24, 2018
72. Hey
Feb 09, 2018
71. Triumph/Trumpet/Top/Fart
Jan 26, 2018
70. Bonus 2017
Dec 23, 2017
69. How the Dickens stole Christmas
Dec 09, 2017
68. Curse Soup
Nov 25, 2017
67. Open Me part II
Nov 10, 2017
66. Open Me part I
Oct 27, 2017
65. Eponyms III: Who’s That Guy?
Oct 14, 2017
64. Technobabble
Sep 30, 2017
63. Evolution of Accents
Sep 14, 2017
62. In Crypt, Decrypt
Sep 02, 2017
61. In Your Hand
Aug 17, 2017
60. Zillions
Aug 05, 2017
59. One To Another
Jun 30, 2017
58. Eclipse
Jun 16, 2017
57. AD/BC
Jun 01, 2017
56. Joins
May 19, 2017
55. Namaste
May 05, 2017
54. The Authority
Apr 14, 2017
53. The Away Team
Apr 01, 2017
14 rerun: Behave
Mar 17, 2017
52. Sanctuary
Mar 07, 2017
51. Under the Covers – part II
Feb 21, 2017
50. Under the Covers – part I
Feb 08, 2017
49. Bonus 2016
Dec 30, 2016
48. Winterval
Dec 06, 2016
47. The Year Without a Summer
Nov 21, 2016
46. The State Of It
Nov 04, 2016
45. Eponyms II: Name That Disease
Oct 16, 2016
44: This Is Your Brain On Language
Oct 03, 2016
43. The Key part II: Vestiges
Sep 20, 2016
42. The Key part I: Rosetta
Sep 07, 2016
41. Getting Toasty
Aug 21, 2016
40. Olympics
Aug 04, 2016
39. Generation What?
Jul 13, 2016
38. Small Talk
Jun 25, 2016
12 rerun: Pride
Jun 13, 2016
37. Brand It
May 29, 2016
36. Big Lit
May 17, 2016
35. Word of the Day
May 01, 2016
34. Continental
Apr 17, 2016
33. Please
Apr 01, 2016
32. Soho
Mar 18, 2016
31. Post-Love
Mar 05, 2016
30. US Election Lexicon
Feb 17, 2016
29. WLTM part II
Feb 06, 2016
28. WLTM part I
Jan 28, 2016
27. Bonus 2015
Dec 23, 2015
26. Xmas Man
Dec 02, 2015
25. Toki Pona
Nov 19, 2015
24. Spill Your Guts
Nov 04, 2015
23. Criminallusionist
Oct 29, 2015
22. Vocables
Oct 21, 2015
21. Eponyms I: The Ballad of Bic and Biro
Oct 14, 2015
20. Baby Talk
Oct 07, 2015
19. Architecting About Dance
Sep 24, 2015
18. Fix part II
Sep 09, 2015
17. Fix part I
Aug 28, 2015
16. Word Play
Aug 12, 2015
15. Step Away
Jul 29, 2015
14. Behave
Jun 30, 2015
13. Mixed Emojions
Jun 17, 2015
12. Pride
Jun 03, 2015
11. Brunchtime
May 20, 2015
10. Election Lexicon
May 05, 2015
9. The Space Between
Apr 22, 2015
8. Crosswords
Apr 08, 2015
7. Mountweazel
Mar 25, 2015
6. The Writing On The Wall
Mar 11, 2015
5. Latin Lives!
Feb 25, 2015
4. Detonating the C-Bomb
Feb 11, 2015
3. Going Viral
Jan 28, 2015
2. Bosom Holder
Jan 15, 2015
1. Ban The Pun.
Jan 14, 2015