September 17th, 2021 · 94 minutes
John wonders about up-talk greetings, and Merlin confesses to some recent situational imbibing.
Follow-up addresses the "Too-Rye-Ay" question, the enumeration of pasta shapes, and how many kinds of beetles there actually are. Tangents include celebrity biographies, Adam and the Ants video casting, Alta Vista search operators, and the actresses that Merlin collects.
The main topic concerns Merlin's recent turn as Mr. Mom.
This episode of Reconcilable Differences is sponsored by:
Feat. Amanda Donohoe
Feat. Amanda Donohoe and Simon Callow
Feat. Simon Callow
The Drift…is a process that two Jaeger pilots undergo prior to synchronizing with the Jaeger itself.
The high rising terminal (HRT), also known as upspeak, uptalk, rising inflection, upward inflection, or high rising intonation (HRI), is a feature of some variants of English where declarative sentence clauses end with a rising-pitch intonation, until the end of the sentence where a falling-pitch is applied.
"This is the lock-picking 📈 lawyer…"
"Realism does not lack its partisans, but it does rather conspicuously lack a persuasive theory."