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Talk the Talk

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of R-R-R-R

21st May 2019

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of R-R-R-R

What’s the past tense of yeet? And much more.

Talk the Talk: Talking Race (with Jessi Grieser)

14th May 2019

Talk the Talk: Talking Race (with Jessi Grieser)

What happens to language when newcomers move in?

Talk the Talk: Gesture in Mind

7th May 2019

Talk the Talk: Gesture in Mind

This is your brain on gesture.

Talk the Talk: Helping My Language Live – Language Activism (with Margaret Florey)

3rd May 2019

Talk the Talk: Helping My Language Live – Language Activism (with Margaret Florey)

Imagine watching your language erode away. How would you help it to stay alive?

Talk the Talk: Familiolects

23rd April 2019

Talk the Talk: Familiolects

Which words, phrases, and pronunciations are unique to your family?

Talk the Talk: False Friends

16th April 2019

Talk the Talk: False Friends

They feel so right, but sound so wrong.

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of Mallets

2nd April 2019

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of Mallets

Again we tackle the questions that others dast not.

Talk the Talk: The F-Word (with Jesse Sheidlower)

26th March 2019

Talk the Talk: The F-Word (with Jesse Sheidlower)

How this versatile word has changed.

Talk the Talk: The Bee Show (with Stephen Mann)

12th March 2019

Talk the Talk: The Bee Show (with Stephen Mann)

Bees communicate with dance. But are they losing their groove?

Talk the Talk: Shiny Crumb (Live Q&A)

6th March 2019

Talk the Talk: Shiny Crumb (Live Q&A)

What’s happening when you blank on a word?

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of Highly Intelligent Listeners

27th February 2019

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of Highly Intelligent Listeners

Some smart questions from our mailbag.

352: Wait (with Sali Tagliamonte)

19th February 2019

352: Wait (with Sali Tagliamonte)

Wait — you mean people are doing something new in English? They sure are.

Talk the Talk: A Perfect Alphabet (or, The Royal Tweet)

12th February 2019

Talk the Talk: A Perfect Alphabet (or, The Royal Tweet)

What would a perfect alphabet look like?

Talk the Talk: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish (with Zalmen Mlotek and Motl Didner)

6th February 2019

Talk the Talk: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish (with Zalmen Mlotek and Motl Didner)

Fiddler is heading to Broadway! We talk to the creative team.

Talk the Talk: Words of the Year 2018

31st January 2019

Talk the Talk: Words of the Year 2018

Yeet! BDE. And so on.