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Language Bites!

You may have been a "freelancer," or hired one, at some point in your work life, but have you ever wondered how the term originated?

2013 / Colette Kinsella / RTE, Ireland

You may have been a "freelancer," or hired one, at some point in your work life, but have you ever wondered how the term originated?

Freelancer is one of 80 words and phrases Colette Kinsella turned into wacky, yet edifying, one-minute radio stories about some of the common idioms in our vocabulary. Kinsella's co-conspirator in the Language Bites! series was sound designer and engineer Lochlainn Harte.

Find out how Kinsella chose this select group of 80 Language Bites! from the gazillion odd phrases we utter each day, and hear the story behind "to swing a cat," Behind the Scenes.


produced by

Colette Kinsella

Colette Kinsella is an independent producer who lives in Dublin, Ireland.


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