The Cat's Pyjamas

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Do you ever wonder where our words and language come from? The Cat’s Pyjamas is a podcast for kids all about language and words. They are short episodes that explore words and how we use them, how our language has changed over time, and how language and literature has influenced our culture. Perfect for bookworms, word nerds or kids who just love to learn things. So, are you ready to dive into the world of words?



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Listener Requests!

21st January

Written and narrated by Jess Judd

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Thanks to you, my wonderful listeners, for your requested words! This episode includes four of these requested words and where they come from.

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More great bedtime stories

Buttering You Up 🧈

12th November 2021

Written and narrated by Jess Judd

It’s funny how often food shows up in our language. In this episode, we discover where the term “buttering you up” came from, and why humans seem to be so obsessed with food! 🧈

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What a Nightmare!

29th October 2021

Written and narrated by Jess Judd

This episode looks at the word “nightmare” and the history behind it. We discover what happens when humans learn more about our world and the impact that has on our language.

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#coronaspeak🦠

14th October 2021

Written and narrated by Jess Judd

Language is continuously evolving and shifting, and the last two years are no exception. In this episode we discuss how the pandemic state since 2020 has already affected our language and changed the way we use words.🦠

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You Are the Cat’s Pyjamas 😺😸🐾

1st October 2021

Written and narrated by Jess Judd

Have you ever heard the phrase, “you’re the cat’s pyjamas”? Has someone ever said that about you? Listen to our first ever episode to find out what it means and why it is the name of my podcast. 😺😸🐾

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Welcome to the Cat’s Pyjamas!

27th September 2021

Written and narrated by Jess Judd

Do you ever wonder where our words and language come from? The Cat’s Pyjamas is a podcast for kids all about language and words. They are short episodes that explore words and how we use them, how our language has changed over time, and how language and literature has influenced our culture. Perfect for bookworms, word nerds or kids who just love to learn things. So, are you ready to dive into the world of words?

Listen