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Sound and Meaning

Thursday 15th September / presented by Chris Mason Daniel Midgley

A new study has shown that, for many of the world’s languages, many words have the same sounds. News outlets are saying this smashes a cornerstone of linguistic theory, but what’s the real story here?

Linguist Daniel Midgley speaks with Chris Mason on The Mag.

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