What's in a Name? #4: Flak

17 mins - Published Sat, Feb 18, 2017 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

In this exciting episode, we talk about pointy things that hurt you when they explode, and sometimes when other things explode. Get your body armor on, it’s flak! …and shrapnel! It was suggested to us by our friend Sarah, and whatever you call it, it’s bad for your health.

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What's in a Name?

A short, bi-weekly show hosted by historian Gordon Frye, where we look at the origins of the name of a place or thing. We welcome suggestions for topics, which you can send to us via email or on the CSICONauts Slack channel.

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