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Linguistics and Political Phrases

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Just a quick note to recommend some language-related listening.

In a recent episode of Fresh Air, Terry Gross talked with linguist Geoff Nunberg about political language, how English is changing, and his sarcastic English teacher.

Click here to go to the page, and click on the “Listen Now” link.

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Written by Nathanael Green

June 18, 2009 at 2:21 pm

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  1. Thanks, Nate. I’ll check this out when it’s not so late. In the meantime, perhaps you’d care to contribute downthread over Peter Rozovsky’s way, where the way language changes is a hot topic.

    Seana

    June 19, 2009 at 2:52 am

    • Thanks for the link, Seana, I’ll have to take a look. I see his name here and there, but I’m not too familiar with him, but if he’s talking about the way language changes, I don’t want to miss anything!

      Nathanael Green

      June 23, 2009 at 6:45 pm


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