Video of the Week: The etymology of “coxswain”

No video this week, instead it’s an audio clip from WGBH (Boston’s NPR station) on the etymology of the word “coxswain”.

Peter Sokolowski, the editor-at-large for Merriam Webster talks about where the word comes from, it’s pronunciation, what it actually means, etc. You can find his interview embedded within this article – it’s the second audio clip (the one that is 4:01 long) about midway down the page.

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