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  1. Episode 567 - April 14th, 2012 (2 clicks at end(maybe unrelevant), sounds of a city)
  2. How to Ask for Help in English
  3. "Please help me escape from this place."
  4. "I need your help with something, Chief."
  5.  
  6. Episode 568 - April 15th, 2012 (someone moving something or getting up)
  7. How to Make a Suggestion in English
  8. "I think we should learn the local customs."
  9. "What if we destroyed the documents instead?"
  10.  
  11. Episode 569 - April 16th, 2012 (someone moving something or getting up)
  12. How to Order Food in English
  13. "I'd like a Western omelette with spicy fries."
  14. "Please bring me two hamburgers."
  15.  
  16. Episode 570 - April 17th, 2012
  17. How to Apologize in English
  18. "I'm very sorry that you had to see that, Chief."
  19. "This tragedy is no one's fault but our own."
  20.  
  21. Episode 571 - April 18th, 2012
  22. How to Give Polite Feedback in English
  23. "I like your use of color, but we need to work on the shapes."
  24. "The typography of the signage could be improved."
  25.  
  26. Episode 572 - April 19th, 2012
  27. How to Say the Colors in English
  28. "Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet."
  29. "The indigo triangles are a warning sign."
  30.  
  31. Episode 573 - April 20th, 2012
  32. How to Bargain in English
  33. "I'll tell you where it is if you promise to leave this city."
  34. "What is the one object you want most in this world?"
  35.  
  36. Episode 574 - April 26th, 2012
  37. How to Compliment Someone in English
  38. "Trish is an excellent dancer."
  39. "Don knows many important things."
  40.  
  41. Episode 575 - April 27, 2012
  42. How to Gently Correct Someone in English
  43. "The city actually has fifty districts, not forty."
  44. "I'm sorry, I think you brought me the wrong omelette."
  45.  
  46. Episode 576 - April 28th, 2012
  47. How to State an Unpleasant Fact in English
  48. "They have to work on the Fourth of July."
  49. "I have no choice but to complete the mission."
  50.  
  51. Episode 577 - April 29th, 2012
  52. How to End a Business Meeting in English
  53. "Thanks for the input, everyone."
  54. "Hal, can you please write up everyone's action items?"
  55.  
  56. Episode 578 - April 30, 2012 (clicking sound)
  57. How to Greet an Unwelcome Guest in English
  58. "Ed, I didn't realize you were invited..."
  59. "Ann! What you doing here?"
  60.  
  61. Episode 579 - May 1, 2012
  62. How to Discuss Science in English
  63. "Living things can change their forms."
  64. "We now know that life can exist almost anywhere."
  65.  
  66. Episode 580 - May 2, 2012
  67. How to Argue in English
  68. "I'm trying to tell you something, but you're just not listening."
  69. "I never actually thought you were a good dancer."
  70.  
  71. Episode 581 - May 3, 2012 (Siren in background blares twice)
  72. How to Discuss the Immediate Past in English
  73. "We just ate an hour ago, but we'll join you for a drink."
  74. "I just saw Jay-Z perform a song about New York City."
  75.  
  76. Episode 582 - May 4, 2012
  77. How to Say Dates in English
  78. "Our anniversary is on April 14th." (Anniversary of the channel)
  79. "Something terrible happened on May 10th."
  80.  
  81. Episode 583 - May 5, 2012
  82. How to Express Disappointment in English
  83. "I'm in love with you, but you're not here."
  84. "You can't understand what it's like to be stuck here."
  85.  
  86. Episode 584 - May 6, 2012
  87. How to Give Orders in English
  88. "Seize the mortgages immediately."
  89. "I don't care what Chief said. You are going to complete this assignment."
  90.  
  91. Episode 585 - May 7, 2012
  92. How to Tell a Secret in English
  93. "I'm not prepared for the big presentation."
  94. "Don knows what happened on the riverboat."
  95.  
  96. Episode 586 - May 8th, 2012
  97. How to Backpedal in English
  98. "You know what, you're right, the indigo carpet does look better."
  99. "I never said that I condoned it. I just said that I wouldn't have been able to stop it."
  100.  
  101. Episode 587 - May 9, 2012
  102. How to Describe an Unpleasant Memory in English
  103. "Trish talked loudly throughout dinner. I think she'd had one too many drinks."
  104. "I saw his arm get torn off like a ticket stub."
  105.  
  106. Episode 588 - May 10, 2012
  107. How to Say the Numbers 1 to 10 in English
  108. "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10."
  109. "Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one."
  110.  
  111. Episode 589 - May 11, 2012
  112. How to Ask a Polite Question in English
  113. "Excuse me. Could you point me towards the exit?"
  114. "Can I ask you why you chose to come here?"
  115.  
  116. Episode 590 - May 12, 2012
  117. How to Wistfully Speculate in English
  118. "The city must have thousands of skyscrapers by now."
  119. "I wonder who the President is?"
  120.  
  121. Episode 591 - May 14, 2012
  122. How to Use Counterfactual Conditionals in English
  123. "If I knew more about the 'net, I'd find a solution myself."
  124. "We might still be together if we hadn't gone on that mission."
  125.  
  126. Episode 592 - May 16, 2012
  127. How to Say Hello and Goodbye in English
  128. "Hey Ed, how are you?"
  129. "I have to go. It was great to see you."
  130.  
  131. Episode 593 - May 17, 2012 (Audio skips at end)
  132. How to Say Please and Thank You in English
  133. "Could you pass the food, please?"
  134. "Thanks very much for all of your help."
  135.  
  136. Episode 594 - May 18, 2012 (Audio skips several times)
  137. How to Use It's and Its in English
  138. "It's too late to change things now."
  139. "The machine needs one of its parts replaced."
  140.  
  141. Episode 595 - May 21, 2012
  142. How to Make a Phone Call in English
  143. "Hello. Can I speak with Don, please?"
  144. "Would you mind if I left him a message?"
  145.  
  146. Episode 596 - May 29, 2012
  147. How to Say a Million Dollars
  148. "Everyone wants a million dollars."
  149. "She made a million dollars in a single trade."
  150.  
  151. Episode 597 - May 30, 2012 (Captioning starts)
  152. How to Pronounce Avicii
  153. "Avicii is a Swedish house producer."
  154. "Avicii began to DJ to escape the Swedish winter."
  155.  
  156. Episode 598 - May 31, 2012
  157. How to Say Bye Bye
  158. "'Bye Bye' is an inspirational power ballad."
  159. "Say bye bye to the city that you love."
  160.  
  161. Episode 599 - June 1, 2012
  162. How to Say Kid Cudi's Name
  163. "Kid Cudi released his first mixtape in 2008."
  164. "Kid Cudi grew up in a suburb of Cleveland."
  165.  
  166. Episode 600 - June 2, 2012
  167. How to Pronounce Florsheim
  168. "Florsheim Shoes was founded by Milton Florsheim in 1892."
  169. "In 2010, Florsheim announced a partnership with Duckie Brown."
  170.  
  171. Episode 601 - June 3, 2012 (Thunder at end)
  172. How to Say No and Still Be Cool
  173. "I'd do it if I didn't have band practice tomorrow."
  174. "I'd do it if I weren't a well-known professional skateboarder."
  175.  
  176. Episode 602 - June 4, 2012
  177. How to Pronounce GIF
  178. "GIF stands for Graphic Interchange Format."
  179. "GIF was developed by CompuServe in 1987."
  180.  
  181. Episode 603 - June 5, 2012
  182. How to Say No to Drugs
  183. "I'd love to, but I have a business meeting in ten minutes."
  184. "I'd love to, but PCP can be detected in a urine test 3 to 7 days after use."
  185.  
  186. Episode 604 - June 6, 2012
  187. How to Pronounce Happy Birthday
  188. "Happy Birthday to you."
  189. "We'd all like to wish Trish a happy birthday." (Trish's birthday June 6, 2012?)
  190.  
  191. Episode 605 - June 7, 2012
  192. How to Say No to Your Toddler
  193. "I can't let you have that for obvious reasons."
  194. "You can try it when you turn 18."
  195.  
  196. Episode 606 - June 8, 2012
  197. How to Pronounce I Love You
  198. "I love you and I think about you constantly."
  199. "I've been trying to tell you that I love you for more than two years." (sirens in background)
  200.  
  201. Episode 607 - June 9, 2012
  202. How to Say One Direction Names
  203. "Nial Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson."
  204. "The members of One Direction were born in the early nineties."
  205.  
  206. Episode 608 - June 10, 2012
  207. How to Pronounce Imgur
  208. "Imgur is a popular image hosting service."
  209. "Imgur was founded in 2009."
  210.  
  211. Episode 609 - June 11, 2012
  212. How to Say Oppa
  213. "Oppa was a membor of the Visigothic elite."
  214. "Oppa died in the eighth century." (Sirens in background)
  215.  
  216. Episode 610 - June 12, 2012
  217. How to Pronounce Louis Tomlinson
  218. "Louis Tomlinson is a member of the boy band One Direction." (Sirens in background)
  219. "Louis Tomlinson was born in 1991."
  220.  
  221. Episode 611 - June 13, 2012
  222. How to Say Quesadilla
  223. "A quesadilla consists of a folded tortilla filled with cheese and other ingredients."
  224. "Quesadillas are popular in the American Southwest."
  225.  
  226. Episode 612 - June 14, 2012 (Sirens at end)
  227. How to Pronounce Lacoste
  228. "Lacoste was founded in France in 1933."
  229. "The Lacoste logo is a crocodile."
  230.  
  231. Episode 613 - June 15, 2012
  232. How to Say Reese's
  233. "Reese's Peanut Butter Cups were created by H.B. Reese in the 1920s."
  234. "Reese's was once a sponsor of Nascar driver Kevin Harvick."
  235.  
  236. Episode 614 - June 16, 2012
  237. How to Pronounce Marlboro
  238. "Marlboro brand cigarettes are proudly produced by Altria Group, Inc."
  239. "Visit altria.com to learn more about the health benefits of Marlboro brand cigarettes."
  240.  
  241. Episode 615 - June 17, 2012
  242. How to Say Rihanna's Name
  243. "Rihanna's name means "sweet basil" in Arabic." (Strange sound at 0:17)
  244. "Rihanna's full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty."
  245.  
  246. Episode 616 - June 18, 2012
  247. How to Pronounce Niall Horan
  248. "Niall Horan is a member of the boy band One Direction."
  249. "Niall Horan was born in 1993."
  250.  
  251. Episode 617 - June 21, 2012
  252. How to Say Sorry to Your Girlfriend
  253. "I'm sorry that I let you do this to me."
  254. "I'm sorry that we tried to be young heroes."
  255.  
  256. Episode 618 - June 22, 2012
  257. How to Pronounce Orderves (Hors d'oeuvre)
  258. "The hors d'oeuvre paired fresh squid with orange."
  259. "There is one hor d'oeuvre I cannot name." (Sirens)
  260.  
  261. Episode 619 - June 23, 2012
  262. How to Pronounce TomSka
  263. "TomSka is a video producer from England"
  264. "TomSka's real name is Thomas Ridgewell."
  265.  
  266. Episode 620 - June 24, 2012
  267. How to Say Up All Night
  268. "We stayed up all night preparing for the mission."
  269. "These days it seems I'm always up all night."
  270.  
  271. Episode 621 - June 26, 2012
  272. How to Pronounce One Direction
  273. "The band One Direction is sponsored by Pokémon."
  274. "One Direction's favorite Pokémon character is Pikachu."
  275.  
  276. Episode 622 - June 27, 2012
  277. How to Pronounce Ombre (Sirens)
  278. "Ombre was a popular card game in the 1600s."
  279. "I've heard their CEO is one macho ombre."
  280.  
  281. Episode 623 - Jun 28, 2012
  282. How to Pronounce Question
  283. "I have a question: where can I find you?"
  284. "Don's abilities are beyond question."
  285.  
  286. Episode 624 - June 30, 2012
  287. How to Say Zayn Malik's Name
  288. "Zayn Malik is a member of the boy band One Direction."
  289. "Zayn Malik was born in 1993."
  290.  
  291. Episode 625 - July 1, 2012
  292. How to Say Zayn Malik's Last Name
  293. "Malik is an Arabic word meaning 'king.'"
  294. "Famous Maliks include Terrence, Charles, and Saleem."
  295.  
  296. Episode 626 - July 2, 2012
  297. How to Pronounce Yahoo
  298. "Yahoo! Internet Life is a magazine about 'net culture."
  299. "Yahoo! received more than a million hits."
  300.  
  301. Episode 627 - July 4, 2012
  302. How to Pronounce Yacht
  303. "His yacht has a full-size game room."
  304. "Even yacht ownership eventually gets old."
  305.  
  306. Episode 628 - July 9, 2012
  307. How to Pronounce Guacamole
  308. "'Don't worry,' I said, 'guacamole is an acquired taste.'"
  309. "A: Chief doesn't want guacamole on his taco."
  310. "B: Then he can scoop the guacamole out with his bare hands."
  311.  
  312. Episode 629 - July 10. 2012
  313. How to Pronounce Worried
  314. "'I'm not worried," she said. 'I'm just hungry.'"
  315. "A: You look worried. What did you see in the auditorium?"
  316. "B: I am worried. I can never tell you what I saw there."
  317.  
  318. Episode 630 - July 11, 2012
  319. How to Pronounce Salvatore Ferragamo
  320. "She was wearing Salvatore Ferragamo in the jungle." (Sirens)
  321. "A: Where was Salvatore Ferragamo born?" (Sirens)
  322. "B: Salvatore Ferragamo was born in the country of Italy."
  323.  
  324. Episode 631 - July 12, 2012
  325. How to Pronounce Biome
  326. "I was still adjusting to the new biome myself."
  327. "A: The tundra is my favorite biome."
  328. "B: Who can choose a favorite? All biomes are interdependent."
  329.  
  330. Episode 632 - July 13, 2012
  331. How to Pronounce Coordinate
  332. "At first, it was difficult to coordinate with the guerillas."
  333. "A: I think the first coordinate is wrong ... there's nothing here."
  334. "B: Check the meter again before you blame the coordinate."
  335.  
  336. Episode 633 - July 14, 2012
  337. How to Pronounce Liaison
  338. "Her Spanish was good, so she became the liaison."
  339. "A: Did you know I had a liaison with an investment banker?"
  340. "B: Please don't talk about liaisons in the office." (rustling in background)
  341.  
  342. Episode 634 - July 15, 2012
  343. How to Pronounce Ptolemy
  344. "I read Ptolemy under the southern stars."
  345. "A: I hear they're transferring Ptolemy to the Malibu office."
  346. "B: Ptolemy requested that transfer himself, Brian." (rustling/shuffling in background)
  347.  
  348. Episode 635 - July 16, 2012
  349. How to Pronounce Boots
  350. "My boots are too formal for the jungle and too casual for the city."
  351. "A: These boots are so tight I might die."
  352. "B: Those boots keep your legs dry." (rustling/shuffling in background)
  353.  
  354. Episode 636 - July 17, 2012
  355. How to Pronounce Analgesic
  356. "The work is painful; the adrenaline is an analgesic."
  357. "A: Please give me an analgesic."
  358. "B: I'll give you an analgesic when you admit you were wrong."
  359.  
  360. Episode 637 - July 18, 2012
  361. How to Pronounce Verizon
  362. "Verizon was, and still is, a valued corporate partner."
  363. "A: The Verizon Hub media phone can recieve picture messages."
  364. "B: The Verizon Hub media phone has recipes you won't find anywhere else." (tape peeling at end?)
  365.  
  366. Episode 638 - July 19, 2012
  367. How to Pronounce Metallurgy
  368. "The banking team is surprisingly well-versed in metallurgy."
  369. "A: Without metallurgy, we wouldn't have brass."
  370. "B: Metallurgy is the prince of the sciences."
  371.  
  372. Episode 639 - July 20, 2012
  373. How to Pronounce RSVP
  374. "I can't RSVP until I have a disguise."
  375. "A: What does RSVP really mean?"
  376. "B: RSVP? Let's go to France to find out."
  377.  
  378. Episode 640 - July 21, 2012
  379. How to Pronounce Brasserie
  380. "We arrived at the brasserie dressed as caterers."
  381. "A: I've never been to such an upscale brasserie."
  382. "B: Brasserie etiquette should be the least of your concerns, Franco" (sirens)
  383.  
  384. Episode 641 - July 22, 2012
  385. How to Pronounce Svelte
  386. "Her svelte figure caught the minister's eye, just as Chief predicted."
  387. "A: You're looking svelte in that jumpsuit."
  388. "B: Svelte or not, it's the itchiest thing I've ever worn." (Rustling in background, car beep, seems to loop twice)
  389.  
  390. Episode 642 - July 23, 2012
  391. How to Pronounce Lucky
  392. "Jackie was lucky no one picked up on his accent."
  393. "A: 7 is a lucky number." (Chair skuffles?)
  394. "B: There's one number that is the opposite of lucky."
  395.  
  396. Episode 643 - July 24, 2012
  397. How to Pronounce Pepperoncini
  398. "She served pepperoncini with a tight smile as I photographed documents in the kitchen."
  399. "A: You need more than just pepperoncini for a meal."
  400. "B: I'm hungry for crunchy Tuscan pepperoncini." (Person gets up, walks to grab drink, shakes it, puts it back)
  401.  
  402. Episode 644 - July 25, 2012
  403. How to Pronounce Merlot
  404. "The minister recoils from the gaudy Merlot pairing ... is our cover blown?"
  405. "A: This Merlot reminds me of my youth."
  406. "B: This Merlot reminds me of the City of Dream." (Person gets up, walks away)
  407.  
  408. Episode 645 - July 26, 2012
  409. How to Pronounce Oogenesis
  410. "We had no idea we were enabling the oogenesis of a new power."
  411. "A: Oogenesis is the creation of an egg cell."
  412. "B: This oogenesis is taking too long."
  413.  
  414. Episode 646 - July 27, 2012
  415. How to Pronounce Gala
  416. "The gala was ruined by jealous love."
  417. "A: Decorations for the gala hang in the square."
  418. "B: We haven't had a gala like this in 700 years."
  419.  
  420. Episode 647 - July 28, 2012
  421. How to Pronounce Fireworks
  422. "We retreated to the jungle as fireworks lit the southern sky."
  423. "A: I hope we finish in time to see the fireworks."
  424. "B: Something about these fireworks is not right."
  425.  
  426. Episode 648 - July 29, 2012
  427. How to Pronounce Belarus
  428. "It was the first of several times Jackie would blame things on Belarus."
  429. "A: Belarus exports tractors, caprolactam, and dairy."
  430. "B: Belarus sounds like my kind of place."
  431.  
  432. Episode 649 - July 30, 2012
  433. How to Pronounce Hammock
  434. "I lay in the hammock at base, dreaming of LA."
  435. "A: I'm lying in a hammock, but I'm not relaxed."
  436. "B: You've been in that hammock far too long."
  437.  
  438. Episode 650 - July 31, 2012
  439. How to Pronounce Reconnaissance
  440. "We would resume our reconnaissance in the morning; for now, we tried to forget about the mission." (Sirens)
  441. "A: I did some reconnaissance on the snack food situation."
  442. "B: Reconnaissance alone is not going to solve our department's pastry issues." (Sirens)
  443.  
  444. Episode 651 - August 1, 2012
  445. How to Pronounce Dom Perignon
  446. "'This is all I was able to procure,' she said, producing a bottle of Dom Pérignon."
  447. "A: Dom Pérignon was a French Benedictine monk."
  448. "B: Let's learn more about the Order of Saint Benedict over a flute of Dom Pérignon."
  449.  
  450. Episode 652 - August 2, 2012
  451. How to Pronounce Pinochle
  452. "Glyph sulked in his tent as the rest of us gathered for pinochle."
  453. "A: We all headed to the mess hall for some pinochle."
  454. "B: There's more to the mess hall than just pinochle, you know."
  455.  
  456. Episode 653 - August 3, 2012
  457. How to Pronounce Lasso
  458. "Chief, who had posed as a waiter, said Lasso had been seated at the president's table."
  459. "A: Lasso jumped out the window and landed on his motorbike."
  460. "B: They're never gonna catch a kid like Lasso."
  461.  
  462. Episode 654 - August 4, 2012
  463. How to Pronounce Champagne
  464. "I finished the last of the now-warm champagne and said goodnight."
  465. "A: Champagne with ham? What a fantastic pairing!"
  466. "B: That's not champagne, Franco ... it's sparkling wine."
  467.  
  468. Episode 655 - August 5, 2012
  469. How to Pronounce Femme Fatale
  470. "She stumbled into my tent an hour later, surprisingly tipsy for a femme fatale."
  471. "A: When it comes to the markets, she's a femme fatale."
  472. "B: Colleen is a femme fatale when it comes to the tacos."
  473.  
  474. Episode 656 - August 6, 2012
  475. How to Pronounce Yield (Sirens)
  476. "Eventually I yield to uneasy jungle dreams."
  477. "A: The collateralized debt obligations yield massive profits."
  478. "B: Jackie will not yield in his dark quest for the mortgages."
  479.  
  480. Episode 657 - August 7, 2012
  481. How to Pronounce Finance
  482. "A temple of finance two thousand feet above the mega-city."
  483. "A: Jackie has a war to finance now."
  484. "B: I should have gone into finance."
  485.  
  486. Episode 658 - August 8. 2012
  487. How to Pronounce Sausage McMuffin
  488. "They each have a Sausage McMuffin around the corner; it's the only affordable meal in the Zone."
  489. "A: This dish is David Chang's reimagining of the Sausage McMuffin."
  490. "B: It's charitable to call this a "reimagining" of a Sausage McMuffin, Franco."
  491.  
  492. Episode 659 - August 9, 2012
  493. How to Pronounce Radio
  494. "The radio still works in the elevator, of course."
  495. "A: Trapped in a radio ... what a terrible fate." (Thunder)
  496. "B: There's a lot to listen to on this radio."
  497.  
  498. Episode 660 - August 10, 2012
  499. How to Pronounce Familiar
  500. "A familiar feeling ... has he been in this building before?"
  501. "A: Those five people look familiar."
  502. "B: The dish had a familiar flavor."
  503.  
  504. Episode 661 - August 11, 2012
  505. How to Pronounce White
  506. "He's wearing his formal uniform: white shoes, red suit, blue radio."
  507. "A: She wore white after Labor Day!"
  508. "B: I can't say I'm surprised -- I saw her wear white to a funeral."
  509.  
  510. Episode 662 - August 12, 2012
  511. How to Pronounce Can and Can't (length 2:38, longest video so far)
  512. "You can dress for success, but you can't have it all."
  513. "A: Henri can do things that Franco can't."
  514. "B: I can still hope for Mendoza's cooperation, but I can't imagine how we'll explain this to Chief." (Crackling/burning in background, car beeps)
  515.  
  516. Episode 663 - August 20, 2012
  517. How to Pronounce Guitar
  518. "We awoke to the sound of Jackie strumming a mournful Latin melody on his guitar."
  519. "A: Hand me my guitar, please."
  520. "B: I'll hand you the guitar when you give me back my mortgage."
  521.  
  522. Episode 664 - August 21, 2012
  523. How to Pronounce Wrong
  524. "I knew immediately that something was wrong."
  525. "A: Did she go through the wrong door?"
  526. "B: Even wrong doors can lead to opportunity."
  527.  
  528. Episode 665 - August 22, 2012
  529. How to Pronounce Route
  530. "He seemed absent as we planned the route for the day's expedition."
  531. "A: Is there a route that passes through the mountains, the beaches, and the countryside?"
  532. "B: That's asking a lot of just one route."
  533.  
  534. Episode 666 - August 23, 2012
  535. How to Pronounce Beach
  536. "We would hike to the beach, stopping in town for a cerveza."
  537. "A: What's your favorite beach activity?"
  538. "B: I know a place on the beach where anything is possible." (Car beep)
  539.  
  540. Episode 667 - August 24, 2012
  541. How to Pronounce War
  542. "Even in times of war we must occasionally enjoy a drink with friends."
  543. "A: What famous war ended with a battle between twin generals on opposite sides?"
  544. "B: I can't remember any of the wars." (Plane flying past)
  545.  
  546. Episode 668 - August 25, 2012
  547. How to Pronounce Quiche
  548. "'We are cursed with an impossible mission in hell,' I said, taking the final slice of breakfast quiche."
  549. "A: What famous quiche from Southern France features basil and fresh fruit?"
  550. "B: The quiche you invented, of course -- it bears your name." (Sirens)
  551.  
  552. Episode 669 - August 26, 2012
  553. How to Pronounce Excuse Me (Sirens)
  554. "'Excuse me,' said Jackie. 'I had planned to eat that.'" (Sirens)
  555. "A: Excuse me, I didn't mean to intrude."
  556. "B: No, excuse me; I should not be doing this here, of all places."
  557.  
  558. Episode 670 - August 27, 2012
  559. How to Pronounce Okay
  560. "'Okay,' I said, 'let's split it.'"
  561. "A: Is everything okay, Franco?"
  562. "B: Everything is okay except my soup, which has something in it." (Something drops)
  563.  
  564. Episode 671 - August 28, 2012
  565. How to Pronounce Sacred
  566. "'Is nothing sacred?' said Jackie, struggling to get the words out."
  567. "A: Be extra careful with the sacred shawl."
  568. "B: A pipe broke in my apartment and the sacred shawl got wet and then moldy." (Car beep at end)
  569.  
  570. Episode 672 - August 30, 2012
  571. How to Pronounce Pretty
  572. "Even in her bulky field gear she looked pretty hot."
  573. "A: That's a pretty ostentatious watch."
  574. "B: I feel pretty when I check the time, so it's worth every penny." (Car beep at end)
  575.  
  576. Episode 673 - September 1, 2012
  577. How to Pronounce Idea
  578. "I must have had some idea that we were doomed, but I was too young to care."
  579. "A: I have no idea how to get to the Battle Club."
  580. "B: You can get a new idea by looking for patterns in the system."
  581.  
  582. Episode 674 - September 2, 2012
  583. How to Pronounce Economics (Sirens)
  584. "Who can regulate the economics of passion?"
  585. "A: I'm majoring in economics, with a minor in holistic massage."
  586. "B: It's good that you are able to balance economics with a classical education."
  587.  
  588. Episode 675 - September 3, 2012
  589. How to Pronounce Live
  590. "Back then, I only had two things to live for: her and the mission."
  591. "A: Where do your new friends live?"
  592. "B: Hal does not live next to Don."
  593.  
  594. Episode 676 - September 4, 2012
  595. How to Pronounce Sounds
  596. "We hiked without speaking, listening to the sounds of the jungle."
  597. "A: What are the typical sounds of your biome?"
  598. "B: In my biome, you'll hear sounds like sirens, barking, and yelling." (Sound in background)
  599.  
  600. Episode 677 - September 5, 2012
  601. How to Pronounce Real
  602. "In such an unfamiliar place, you lose track of what is real."
  603. "A: What's the real reason Mendoza is stalling?"
  604. "B: Chief says Mendoza can be a real diva during wartime." (Car beep)
  605.  
  606. Episode 678 - September 6, 2012
  607. How to Pronounce Dr.
  608. "I resolved to speak with Dr. Colorado as soon as I returned to LA."
  609. "A: Let's catch up over a crisp Dr. Pepper."
  610. "B: Dr. Lafayette told me not to speak with you."
  611.  
  612. Episode 679 - September 7, 2012
  613. How to Pronounce Three
  614. "We saw three guerrillas approaching with unhappy faces."
  615. "A: Who or what are our three primary enemies?"
  616. "B: I'm not sure; I missed the big presentation three quarters in a row."
  617.  
  618. Episode 680 - September 8, 2012
  619. How to Pronounce American Accent
  620. "I hoped they wouldn't notice my American accent."
  621. "A: Was it my American accent that gave me away?"
  622. "B: It wasn't your American accent ... it was your poor taste in sculpture" (Something dripping in background)
  623.  
  624. Episode 681 - September 9, 2012
  625. How to Pronounce School
  626. "They did not prepare me for this in school or on-the-job training."
  627. "A: He's a knowledgeable speaker -- where did he go to school?"
  628. "B: He went to law school, business school, and senator school."
  629.  
  630. Episode 682 - September 10, 2012
  631. How to Pronounce Fun
  632. "In moments of carnage it was clear that battle was fun for Jackie."
  633. "A: I heard it's a very long game ... is it any fun?"
  634. "B: I know others find it fun, but I do not."
  635.  
  636. Episode 683 - September 11, 2012
  637. How to Pronounce Caramel
  638. "I had a cyanide caramel in my pocket in case I was captured."
  639. "A: This caramel is sweet."
  640. "B: Caramel is too sweet for me; I prefer savory flavors."
  641.  
  642. Episode 684 - September 12, 2012
  643. How to Pronounce Jubilee
  644. "Through the pain, I tried to recall happier times spent in Jubilee Tower on 2-for-1 Tuesdays."
  645. "A: There's quite a jubilee going on in the Midwest."
  646. "B: That jubilee won't last long ... troubles are right around the corner."
  647.  
  648. Episode 685 - September 13, 2012
  649. How to Pronounce Router (Sirens)
  650. "We tried to netride for help, but unsurprisingly, our router was down."
  651. "A: Did you try to unplug the router then plug it back in again?"
  652. "B: The router's power light is blinking green. Is that good or bad?"
  653.  
  654. Episode 686 - September 14, 2012
  655. How to Pronounce Aegis
  656. "When the assault became unbearable, Glyph used his aegis to shield our party."
  657. "A: The priest wears a purple aegis."
  658. "B: It hasn't been fashionable to wear a purple aegis since Fall '05."
  659.  
  660. Episode 687 - September 15, 2012
  661. How to Pronounce Albeit
  662. "It was a welcome maneuver, albeit late."
  663. "A: Securities trading is a lucrative, albeit stressful, occupation."
  664. "B: The margarita is strong, albeit overpriced."
  665.  
  666. Episode 688 - September 16, 2012
  667. How to Pronounce Lien
  668. "I myself had been prepared to use a powerful combat lien -- but only as a last resort."
  669. "A: A lien is a form of encumbrance."
  670. "B: I am encumbered by a maritime lien."
  671.  
  672. Episode 689 - September 17, 2012
  673. How to Pronounce Of
  674. "As we resumed our hike, I thought of ten mysteries."
  675. "A: I have one of the highest scores at the arcade."
  676. "B: I've heard of hidden levels where you can get an even higher score."
  677.  
  678. Episode 690 - September 18, 2012
  679. How to Pronounce Architect
  680. "First, who was the architect of our mission?"
  681. "A: I have a feeling he's not much of an architect."
  682. "B: Architect? Jackie's just a bricklayer, and his foreman's out to lunch."
  683.  
  684. Episode 691 - September 20, 2012
  685. How to Pronounce Financier
  686. "Third, why would a financier of Jackie's status choose to accompany us for field work?"
  687. "A: He may be a financier, but he's also quite the pastry guru."
  688. "B: It's like they say: 'Life is a profiterole and death is a financier.'"
  689.  
  690. Episode 692 - September 22, 2012
  691. How to Pronounce Tlaxcala
  692. "Fifth, what wasn't Chief telling me about the Tlaxcala office?"
  693. "A: I suggested Tlaxcala for our honeymoon."
  694. "B: There are some interesting ruins in Tlaxcala."
  695.  
  696. Episode 693 - September 23, 2012
  697. How to Pronounce Ouroboros
  698. "Sixth, why had the minister sketched an ouroboros on his napkin last night?"
  699. "A: Of course her parents don't approve -- he has an ouroboros tattoo."
  700. "B: Forget the ouroboros tattoo; they don't approve because he's an alchemist."
  701.  
  702. Episode 694 - September 24, 2012
  703. How to Pronounce Curriculum Vitae
  704. "Seventh, why was there a five-year gap on Glyph's curriculum vitae?"
  705. "A: I'm certain I can get your curriculum vitae in front of the right person at the bank."
  706. "B: I omitted my stint in prison from my curriculum vitae."
  707.  
  708. Episode 695 - September 25, 2012
  709. How to Pronounce Connection
  710. "Eight, what connection did Chief's ex-wife have with President City?" (Women's scream?)
  711. "A: There's got to be a connection between the two systems."
  712. "B: The only connection I see is shared frustration, and the occasional repeated phrase."
  713.  
  714. Episode 696 - September 27, 2012
  715. How to Pronounce Conceal
  716. "And tenth, why did she insist we conceal our relationship from the rest of the squad?"
  717. "A: What fun is a game when the creators conceal the principal mechanic for victory?"
  718. "B: I wonder what else they're concealing?" (looping pattern at end, maybe a message?)
  719.  
  720. Episode 697 - September 28, 2012
  721. How to Pronounce Exegesis
  722. "One day, these questions will be answered in a splendid exegesis."
  723. "A: His ham-fisted exegesis in last month's Vanity Fair made me cringe."
  724. "B: A ham-fisted exegesis? Doesn't sound kosher to me ...!" (Car beeps)
  725.  
  726. Episode 698 - September 29, 2012
  727. How to Pronounce Certain
  728. "I was certain that someone in LA knew the answers to all ten mysteries."
  729. "A: I'm certain I've seen it all."
  730. "B: There's at least one room I'm certain you haven't seen." (repeating loop at end)
  731.  
  732. Episode 699 - September 30, 2012
  733. How to Pronounce Perhaps (Car beeps)
  734. "Or perhaps I already knew them myself?"
  735. "A: Perhaps I will join this card tournament."
  736. "B: Perhaps a few practice hands will remind you of the rules."
  737.  
  738. Episode 700 - October 16, 2012
  739. How to Pronounce Exquisite
  740. "We reached the beach just in time for an exquisite ocean sunset."
  741. "A: Philippé has some truly exquisite furniture."
  742. "B: If you really want exquisite, check out his orbital platform." (Car beep, thuds)
  743.  
  744. Episode 701 - October 18, 2012
  745. How to Pronounce Clothes
  746. "I shed my clothes and jumped into the ocean."
  747. "A: How can you buy clothes at a time like this?"
  748. "B: I need to buy new clothes before I can defend the city." (Car beep, repeating loop at end)
  749.  
  750. Episode 702 - October 19, 2012
  751. How to Pronounce Recall
  752. "It amuses me now to recall how I took my physical body for granted." (Car beep)
  753. "A: I can never recall his hidden weakness."
  754. "B: There was a recall of that phone due to cybersecurity issues." (Repeating wind sounding loop)
  755.  
  756. Episode 703 - October 20, 2012
  757. How to Pronounce Food
  758. "Chief and Jackie were already unpacking the food bag; it was their turn to prepare dinner."
  759. "A: Squid is my second favorite food."
  760. "B: Save the food chat for later; I have a meeting with Mendoza in five minutes." (audio loops at end)
  761.  
  762. Episode 704 - October 21, 2012
  763. How to Pronounce Kukri
  764. "Jackie used a kukri to chop tomatoes, slicing with violent intensity."
  765. "A: His betrayal was like a kukri to the heart."
  766. "B: Please keep your kukri sheathed while in the office." (Audio loops at end)
  767.  
  768. Episode 705 - October 22, 2012
  769. How to Pronounce Italian Food
  770. "Why was he always so grim when preparing Italian food?"
  771. "A: Why is Italian food your favorite cuisine?"
  772. "B: You can't beat the mathematical elegance of the pasta geometries." (audio loops at end)
  773.  
  774. Episode 706 - October 23, 2012
  775. How to Pronounce Aubergine (Car beeps)
  776. "Chief was in charge of the aubergine, which he cultivated himself back in LA."
  777. "A: Have you heard rumors about the new type of aubergine?"
  778. "B: I saw one myself in Thailand; don't ask me to describe it."
  779.  
  780. Episode 707 - October 24, 2012
  781. How to Pronounce Risotto
  782. "When the risotto was properly al dente, Chief called the team to a makeshift dinner table."
  783. "A: This risotto is unacceptably gummy." (Motorcycle speeding away?)
  784. "B: She must have used a long-grain rice -- a typical risotto blunder."
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