Answer Me This!: The Best of AMT 2014
December 22, 2014 6:55 AM - Subscribe

Listeners, thank you so much for contributing your attention, questions and eartime to us this year. What a year it has been! Relisten to the highlights – and lowlights, including such annual delights as the Parade of Melancholy Calls and the blooper reel – in The Best of Answer Me This! 2014.

We’ll be back on Thursday 8th January 2015 with AMT305; in the meantime, behave yourselves, and keep in touch at and

••• Best of AMT 2014 Child-Friendly Rating: 50%. Patchily suitable for all ears. The risk is yours. •••
posted by ocherdraco (3 comments total)
This contains my favorite interaction of the year, when Helen corrected Olly's use of bereaved and then he asked what's the past tense of pedant and she responded (slight paraphrase here) "the same, it's not a verb, you fuck." She also at one time says that misusing pronouns makes her sick in her mouth.

Something about her verbal pedantry never fails to amuse me. Apparently, it was enough to net her a new podcast on the Radiotopia network.
posted by maxsparber at 8:26 AM on December 22, 2014 [1 favorite]

I am really looking forward to that!
posted by ocherdraco at 8:41 AM on December 22, 2014

This show is the best.
posted by YoungAmerican at 9:03 PM on December 22, 2014 [1 favorite]

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