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America's Secret Slang

Horse of a Different Color. Black Sheep. Wrong Side of the Tracks. These are common expressions we use every day in America. But what's the history behind these phrases? Find out in the new season of America's Secret Slang, where in each episode host Zach Selwyn will reveal the hidden history behind our favorite sayings, clichés and oddly sounding words.

Show Info

Network: United States History (2013 - 2014)
Schedule: Saturdays at 22:30 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Previous Episode

Hail to the Chief

Episode 2x08; Aug 2, 2014

In this episode, we look at the ways that American English has been transformed by American presidents, by the language of sex and romance, by good and bad manners. We'll also explore how easy it is to insult people of different groups without even r

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x08: Hail to the ChiefAug 2, 2014
2x07: Go for BrokeJul 26, 2014
2x06: Bite the BulletJul 19, 2014
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