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Where Did The Word 'Hella' Come From?

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 (Photo by Russell Mondy/Flickr. Graphic by iStock.)

We're re-airing one of our earliest Bay Curious episodes, which long-time listeners still list as a favorite today!

Read the web story: The Origins of 'Hella'


Reported by Adizah Eghan.

Bay Curious is made by Olivia Allen-Price, Jessica Placzek, Robert Speight, Katie McMurran, Paul Lancour and Ryan Levi. Additional support from Julie Caine, Suzie Racho, Ethan Lindsey, Pat Yollin and David Weir.


Theme music by Pat Mesiti-Miller.

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