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Talk the Talk: 198: The Geography of Sound (featuring Caleb Everett)

Tuesday 31st March / presented by Em Burrows Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie

Does climate affect language?

A linguist has found that tone languages appear in regions of high humidity. But the idea that human speech adapts to the environment is not a popular one. So what's going on?

Daniel Midgley speaks with the author Caleb Everett on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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