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Mysteries of vernacular: Dynamite - Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel

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With an explosive meaning, the word dynamite’s past is as historical as it is etymological. Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel describe how Alfred Nobel invented dynamite.

What do the words dynamite and dynasty have in common?

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  • Director Jessica Oreck
  • Producer Rachael Teel

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