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Talk the Talk: Is Grammar Elitist?

Thursday 14th September

Talk the Talk: Is Grammar Elitist?

Grammar holds language together, but what about grammar snobbishness?

Talk the Talk: Men Splain Things to Me (featuring Lara B. Sharp)

Tuesday 5th September

Talk the Talk: Men Splain Things to Me (featuring Lara B. Sharp)

Hear the ‘splain. Feel the pain.

Talk the Talk: West African Pidgin English

Tuesday 29th August

Talk the Talk: West African Pidgin English

West African Pidgin English bursts onto the world stage.

Talk the Talk: Let’s Hear It for the Speechies (featuring Jamaica Grantis)

Thursday 24th August

Talk the Talk: Let’s Hear It for the Speechies (featuring Jamaica Grantis)

Speech pathology is as much about access as it is about accent.

Talk the Talk: Geophonetics, Part 3 (featuring Caleb Everett)

Wednesday 9th August

Talk the Talk: Geophonetics, Part 3 (featuring Caleb Everett)

Does ambient humidity exert a subtle influence on language sounds over time?

Talk the Talk: Yawuru (featuring Dalisa Pigram) [live at the Disrupted Festival]

Thursday 3rd August

Talk the Talk: Yawuru (featuring Dalisa Pigram) [live at the Disrupted Festival]

A courageous teacher is bringing the Yawuru language to a new generation.

Talk the Talk: Trademarks and Slurs (featuring Simon Tam)

Wednesday 26th July

Talk the Talk: Trademarks and Slurs (featuring Simon Tam)

How do we distinguish between reclamation and vilification?

Moves to Ban Single Use Plastic Bags

Tuesday 18th July

Moves to Ban Single Use Plastic Bags

While a majority of Australian states have legislated against the plastic bag, WA’s been slow to […]

Wednesday 21st June

Talk the Talk: A Computer Walks into a Bar

Can computers do funny?

Wednesday 14th June

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of Destiny

We’ve got mail! Lots of it.

Tuesday 6th June

Talk the Talk: Covfefe

When covfefe happens, you do covfefe.

Tuesday 30th May

Talk the Talk: Language Does Not Determine Your Thoughts (Whorfianism 1)

What influence does language have over our thoughts?

Tuesday 23rd May

Talk the Talk: What Helps Babies Learn Language?

There’s no hurry, but here are some things that help.

Tuesday 16th May

Talk the Talk: Letters Lost

This episode is full of wynn. And eth, and thorn, and many others.

Talk the Talk: What Is a Sandwich?

Tuesday 9th May

Talk the Talk: What Is a Sandwich?

How do we know what a sandwich is? Or anything else?