Lexicon Valley is a show about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.
Coronavirus: Isolation and Aspiration
Our Indigenous Languages
I Just Can't!
The Many Meanings of Too
Sicko, Whacko, Weirdo
Chinese Has No Grammar, Right? Wrong!
From Uptalk to Vocal Fry, Women Are Prolific Language Innovators
In What Order Did Languages Arrive in Europe?
Digging Up the Past
Verbs on the Move
Does PROCESSES Rhyme with KNEES?
A Bisl Yiddish
The Soft Power of Like
Men, Women and Children
Let's Do Lunch
How to Think Like a Linguist
Has English Gotten Less Complex?
S#!t, Hell and Darn