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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?

Talk the Talk: Cultural Appropriation (featuring Nicole Holliday)

Thursday 4th May

Talk the Talk: Cultural Appropriation (featuring Nicole Holliday)

Are you woke enough to use the word ‘woke’ wisely?

Talk the Talk: Quick Shots

Wednesday 26th April

Talk the Talk: Quick Shots

For this episode, we put out the call to listeners, and they responded. Daniel’s taking questions […]

Talk the Talk: Feral Children

Wednesday 19th April

Talk the Talk: Feral Children

When a child is raised without language, can they ever learn it?

Talk the Talk: Pun Intended (featuring Janani Krishnan-Jha and Hedvig Skirgård)

Tuesday 11th April

Talk the Talk: Pun Intended (featuring Janani Krishnan-Jha and Hedvig Skirgård)

We’re podcasting our pearls before swine on this very special pun episode!