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Mysteries of vernacular: Fizzle - Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel


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From a stinky and crude inception, the word fizzle’s history is nothing to poo poo at. Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel track the road from flatulence to its modern meaning of a failure or weak ending.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Jessica Oreck
  • Producer Rachael Teel

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