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If you’re a regular listener of Lexicon Valley, it is no doubt apparent that John McWhorter’s very soul resides at the crossroads of modern linguistics and old-time musical theater. For his 100th episode as host, John takes an etymological stroll through the lyrics of a 1940 rendition of “Rubber Dolly,” a performance that captivated him as a young boy. Congrats on your hundredth, John!!!