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Like, Why Do We Use Like So Much?Feb 07, 2017 Listen
What Had Happened Was StorytellingJan 24, 2017 Listen
Why We Stopped Teaching Children How to ReadJan 10, 2017 Listen
Away in a Penthouse, the Little Lord JesusDec 27, 2016 Listen
What "The Wizard of Oz" Can Tell Us About "Arrival"Dec 13, 2016 Listen
Black Like UsNov 29, 2016 Listen
Language Lessons of Past PresidentsNov 15, 2016 Listen
Whither Didst Thou Go?Nov 01, 2016 Listen
Why Do People Talk Like That in Old Movies?Oct 18, 2016 Listen
Billy and Me Went to the Store. Deal With It.Oct 04, 2016 Listen
What Is a Dictionary, Really?Sep 20, 2016 Listen
The Invisible Language of Nursery RhymesSep 06, 2016 Listen
Word SexAug 23, 2016 Listen
Should Shakespeare Get a Modern English Update? Aug 08, 2016 Listen
Are Emoji a Language?Jul 26, 2016 Listen
Finding Life in a Dead LanguageJul 12, 2016 Listen
Rules Are Made to Be SpokenJun 29, 2016 Listen
The Tragedy of English SpellingJun 14, 2016 Listen
Your Brain on ProfanityMay 31, 2016 Listen
Rock, Paper, Scissors, Shoot!May 17, 2016 Listen
The Blaccent: What Does It Mean to Sound Black?May 03, 2016 Listen
A Wild Goose Chase that Stinks from FishApr 19, 2016 Listen
Defecation PresentationApr 04, 2016 Listen
Take This Episode with a Grain of SaltMar 08, 2016 Listen
The Full, Firm, Valiant, and Heavy-Hearted TrumpFeb 22, 2016 Listen
A British Insult Fit for TrumpFeb 08, 2016 Listen
They Had a Good YearJan 27, 2016 Listen
The Curious Case of a Conspiratorial CoinageJan 11, 2016 Listen
Tears of Joy, Identity, and a Prism of IsmsDec 28, 2015 Listen
Sleeping Hobos in a Tent, Rush 'Em!Dec 14, 2015 Listen
SnoozefestNov 30, 2015 Listen
Woody Guthrie's Folk EtymologyNov 16, 2015 Listen
A Cat, a Coward, and Female GenitaliaNov 02, 2015 Listen
A Drone, a Bell, and a SuffixOct 19, 2015 Listen
Seven Centuries of F--ksOct 05, 2015 Listen
An Ambitious Enterprise, Quixotic and UnavailingSep 21, 2015 Listen
How New York Became the Big AppleSep 07, 2015 Listen
Why Do Latin Americans Call English Speakers Gringos?Aug 24, 2015 Listen
What Do You Mean What Is It Like?Aug 10, 2015 Listen
LinguaFile XIV | Heebie JeebiesJul 27, 2015 Listen
What's the Deal with Translating Seinfeld?Jul 13, 2015 Listen
LinguaFile XIII | BozoJun 29, 2015 Listen
The Pollyanna HypothesisJun 17, 2015 Listen
LinguaFile XII | KibitzJun 01, 2015 Listen
M'athchomaroon, Zhey Lajak Vezhven!May 18, 2015 Listen
LinguaFile XI | SeersuckerMay 04, 2015 Listen
Double, Double, Toil and TroubleApr 20, 2015 Listen
LinguaFile X | PumpernickelApr 06, 2015 Listen
And InfinitumMar 23, 2015 Listen
LinguaFile IX | CarnivalMar 09, 2015 Listen
Sex WorkersFeb 23, 2015 Listen
LinguaFile VIII | QuizFeb 09, 2015 Listen
The Many Lives of Anna KareninaJan 26, 2015 Listen
LinguaFile VII | CockamamieJan 12, 2015 Listen
Exposure to Vape CultureDec 29, 2014 Listen
LinguaFile VI | GrogDec 15, 2014 Listen
What Does It Mean to Sound Gay?Dec 01, 2014 Listen
LinguaFile V | Get One's GoatNov 17, 2014 Listen
Number TheoryNov 03, 2014 Listen
LinguaFile IV | SnarkOct 20, 2014 Listen
Man on the StreetOct 06, 2014 Listen
LinguaFile III | OrangeSep 22, 2014 Listen
Demonstratively SpeakingSep 08, 2014 Listen
LinguaFile II | LagniappeAug 25, 2014 Listen
The Manic Pixie and the Magical NegroAug 11, 2014 Listen
LinguaFile I | DiscombobulateJul 28, 2014 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 38: Fisherman's WhorfJul 14, 2014 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 37: Legislating LanguageMar 10, 2014 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 36: The Dude AbidesJan 27, 2014 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 35: Learning to Say NoDec 23, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 34: Ask Not Who Wrote "Ask Not"Dec 16, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 33: The End of AmbiguityDec 09, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley: Special AnnouncementDec 04, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 32: The Burden of Being RightAug 05, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 31: Name That ToneJul 15, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley No. 30: Eject at High AltitudeJul 01, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley #29: 30 Million By FourJun 24, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley #28: A Brief History of SwearingJun 17, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley #27: Accentuate the PositiveJun 10, 2013 Listen
Special AnnouncementJun 01, 2013 Listen
Special AnnouncementFeb 13, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley #26: The Fawth Flaw, Part IIJan 28, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley #25: The Fawth FlawJan 14, 2013 Listen
Lexicon Valley #24: Get Your Creak OnDec 31, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #23: Good Is UpDec 17, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #22: Talking Leaves and Lightning PaperDec 03, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #21: Undocumented IllegalsNov 12, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #20: Death to PotatoesOct 29, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #19: Here's to You Mrs. MalapropOct 15, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #18: The Rate of ExchangeOct 01, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #17: Ascent of the A-wordSep 17, 2012 Listen
Special Announcement from Lexicon ValleyJul 18, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #16: Our Dying WordsJul 09, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #15: Then Is Now, Now and ThenJul 02, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #14: By Their Words You Shall Know ThemJun 18, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #13: Capturing the PastJun 11, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #12: The Eloquence of Plain EnglishJun 04, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #11: When Being Done Replaced DoingMay 27, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #10: One Giant Leap for HumanityMay 14, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #9: And May He Be a Masculine BridgeMay 07, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #8: When Nouns Grew GenitalsApr 30, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #7: A Needle Pulling ThreadApr 23, 2012 Listen
Special Announcement from Lexicon ValleyApr 04, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #6: A Meditation on ScrabbleMar 12, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #5: Untuning the StringMar 05, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #4: Jumpin' Salty in The OFeb 27, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #3: Consider the LamppostFeb 20, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #2: A Bundle of FaggotsFeb 13, 2012 Listen
Lexicon Valley #1: A Sin of Which None Is GuiltyFeb 06, 2012 Listen