Kathryn Petras
Kathryn Petras is half of a sibling writing team, along with her brother, Ross Petras, with over 4.8 million copies of their work in print—including popular “word nerd” books such as the New York Timesbestseller You’re Saying It WrongThat Doesn’t Mean What You Think It MeansVery Bad Poetry, and Awkword Moments. The duo host the podcast “You’re Saying It Wrong” with NPR affiliate KMUW. 
 
The Petras's work has been featured in, diverse media outlets including the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Wall Street JournalCosmopolitanThe Washington PostHuffington Post, Bustle, the Atlantic Monthly, the London Times, and McSweeney’s. They have also been guests on hundreds of radio shows as well as television shows and networks, including NPR's Here and NowGood Morning America, CNN, and Fox & Friends.
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Author: Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras | Narrator: Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras
Release Date: March 21, 2023
A compendium of 100 words and phrases smart people use--even if they only kinda sorta (secretly don't) know what they mean--with pithy definitions and fascinating etymologies to solidify their meanings.Your boss makes a joke about Schrodinger's cat--...
Author: Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras | Narrator: Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras
Release Date: February 21, 2023
An entertaining and informative guide to the most common 150 words even smart people use incorrectly, along with pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and tangled histories of use and misuse.   Even the most erudite among us use words ...
Author: Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras | Narrator: Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras
Release Date: January 17, 2023
For word nerds and grammar geeks, a witty guide to the most commonly mispronounced words, along with their correct pronunciations and pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and histories of use and misuse.With wit and good humor, this h...