Episode 6: Horse Hodgepodge

We look at the legacy of Latin words for horses and cows, and how the evolving use of these animals over time led to new societal roles and new words. Plus, we discuss Vulgar Latin and a special kind of cowboy. Listen on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Etymologies covered in this episode: vulgar, chivalry, cavalry, cavalier, palfrey, zebra, hippopotamus, vaccine, hackamore, cowboy, buckaroo, bronco, mustang, chaps, paniolo