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Catch My Fade (Rebroadcast) - 25 January 2016

Catch My Fade (Rebroadcast) - 25 January 2016

This week on "A Way with Words," reaching out in the digital age: If you're sending out party invitations, what's a sure-fire way to get hold of everyone? Email? Snailmail? Facebook? Texting? Twitter? Or a plain old-fashioned phone call?  Different folks have different preferences, and accommodating all those communication styles can be a challenge. Also, when someone says Catch my fade, is that good news or bad? And: what to do if your cheese is blinky. Plus, pipe down, cease and desist, peach and bungalow, rush the growler, pagophilic, a famous insult from Hollywood, and a grandma's edgy phrase for washing up in the sink.FULL DETAILSThere are two kinds of readers in the world: those who blow past a word they don't know, and those who drop everything, run to the dictionary, and dig and dig until they figure out what in the world something like pagophilic means. Yes, we fall into the latter camp. And pagophilia, if you're wondering, means "a love of ice." Cease and desist may seem redu