Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Is "Knocked Up" Racist?
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Is "Knocked Up" Racist?

Plus, some other pregnant expressions for with child.
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Desi Arnaz embraces Lucille Ball, enceinte in the early 1950s.

There’s a rumor going around social networks that “knocked up” traces back to American slave trading. Is there any evidence for that etymology? John explains.

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Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
A podcast about language, with host John McWhorter.
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