Let's Talk Talk
By Seth Wilson
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Anything language goes! Let's Talk Talk is a Pop-linguistics based discussion podcast where the goal is easy consumption of language topics in a fun way for folks who aren't language scientists.
||Clean#21 Prescribe or Perscribe? Eh, either. (Talk Tidbits)||You ever been aksed a question? What about asked one? I'd be willing to bet it's both. Let's take a quick look at metathesis and why it's not necessary to use it to judge people's intelligence.||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20 Cool Language Sounds -- Clicks, Kisses, and Sucks (Talk Tidbits)||You ever kiss a person and think, "What if this is a language sound?" Us neither. Turns out it is! Let's take a look at cool sounds in language together. ||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19 How does language express time? (Talk Tidbits)||Well, since we are talking about time, let’s apply it to language! In this episode, Seth talks grammatical tense, aspect, and mood. So, let’s talk talk!||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 The Art of Arguing (with Chris Tatem)||Are you ever in an argument and feel like you just can't get your message across? Us too. That's why we talked to Chris Tatem -- the host of the Cross Examined Life podcast -- in order to clarify a few things about arguing. Join us on our mission to understand how to argue effectively. Hearts, minds, and opinions are open to change! We just have to approach it with cross exam. __The Cross Examined Life * * _ _ * _ _ _ _ *_ _ Website : http://www.crossexaminedlife.com _ _ * _Facebook Group_* : https://www.facebook.com/groups/crossexaminedlife/?fref=mentions * _i_* * _Tunes:_* _ *_ * __https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/cross-examined-life/id1206053620?mt=2 &ign-mpt=uo%3D4||6/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 Language and Music 2 (with Matthew Moore)||This episode, some of humanity's oldest emergent phenomena (music and language) go head-to-head once again in similarity and contrast! Join our conversation while we deep dive into a little theory here and there in regard to both of these cool topics. * _ _Note* Seth says "Moonlight" in the show but clearly means "La La Land." Sorry for the confusion!__** __ Sleep Talk Podcast with Let's Talk Talk : _ _ https://overcast.fm/+IkfrZIYxg Matthew Moore Email (for music composition commissions): **firstname.lastname@example.org LTT Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ LTT Twitter : https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 Puzzle piece languages (Talk Tidbits)||Ever see those really long words in foreign languages? Why does that happen? Well, sometimes it's because of agglutination. Let's take a short look at this system in this episode of Talk Tidbits!||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 Morphology - What's the smallest part of a word that means something? (with Thomas Stewart)||We talk alternative theories to that of the mainstream in regard to the study of linguistic morphology. Tom soothes the experience and makes it a lot less scary than you might think!||5/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 Mother's Day (Talk Tidbits)||Happy Mother's Day! In this Talk Tidbit, Kristen and Seth talk about why so many languages call Mom, "mom!" Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-talk-talk/id1202606074||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 Invented Languages = Conlangs (with David J. Peterson)||The man who created the languages of "Game of Thrones" tells us that we're all pronouncing Khaleesi wrong! Come listen to David Peterson talk to us about conlangs (constructed languages) this week on Let's Talk Talk! The Art of Language Invention: http://amzn.to/2pHVag9 Let's Talk Talk Social: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-talk-talk/id1202606074 Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/m/Dfwfvztsyzx4tqa7fqe72ujlqo4?t=13_Conlangs_with_David_J_Peterson-Lets_Talk_Talk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD David J. Peterson Social: Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dedalvs Website: http://www.artoflanguageinvention.com/||4/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 Etymology, Latin, & Linguistics (with The Endless Knot Podcast)||Holy Cow to Beef, Batman! Beef and Cow come from the same root word?! This week, we have Mark Sundaram & Aven McMaster from The Endless Knot Podcast to tell us just why Etymology is so cool. Word Drops: A sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities: http://amzn.to/2pmkDvu Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD The Endless Knot Website: http://www.alliterative.net/podcast/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Alliterative Twitter: https://twitter.com/alliterative Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alliterativeendlessknot/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-endless-knot/id1016322923?mt=2||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 What is "it" REALLY? (Talk Tidbits)||What is "IT" truly that's raining outside? The sky? The weather? Goblins? Let's find out! This Talk Tidbit explores why we sometimes use "dummy pronouns" in English. Music Provided by: www.Bensound.com (track title: the lounge) Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 A word can mean the opposite of itself? (Talk Tidbits)||We have our first "Talk Tidbit" this week! You ever catch your self apologizing for apologizing? In this short episode, we discuss Contronyms (words that mean their own opposites) and why they happen! Music Provided (the lounge) by: http://www.bensound.com/ Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 Do we talk differently on stage? (with Jared Lowry)||What a show! Is a basketball only for sports? Why does a woman need a title that tells her marital status?! This week we have Comedian Jared Lowry talking with us about performance identity and language (we also have Jay Jackson in the studio). Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 The trials of speaking 2 languages (with Ismar Muhic)||Is Danish just Norwegian with a mouth full of potatoes? Does speaking more than one language have a downside? What country had the best Vikings? Let's find out on this episode of Let's Talk Talk with Ismar Muhic, a Linguist coming out of St. Johns, Newfoundland in Canada. So, Let's talk talk. Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 Happy St. Patrick's Day! -IRISH LANGUAGE-||Today we have a short little episode reminding the folks at home that the Irish Language still exists! And it's cool too. Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||3/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 Performing Arts & Language (with Kayla Esmond)||Well, we are certainly NSFW this episode! Ever wonder why folks get offended at COMEDY? Us too. This week, we talk to Comedian and Actor Kayla Esmond about the Performing Arts and Language. Let's Talk Talk's version of 2 Truths & A Lie in the is episode, fam. Make sure to rate us on iTunes and love us on your favorite social media platforms! Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||3/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 The Big 4 (with Kristen Wilson)||Holy Cow! You sure you know your Star Wars? How about your grammar? This week, we have fitness blogger and television news producer, Kristen Wilson, on the show to discuss the four big components of Linguistics! Be sure to visit www.DeadliftDolls.com to check out her writing on women and fitness. It's fantastic - easy to consume- content! Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||2/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 Humans And Language (with Jared Wilson)||Are you ready to get "turnt" for linguistics?! Yeah, us too. I bet you probably thought once or twice about the Tower of Babel too - just like us. Join in on the conversation as your host, Seth Wilson, discusses Humans and Language with Archaeologist Jared Wilson on this week's episode of Let's Talk Talk. Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 Language And Music (with Matt Moore)||We got you, "fam." This week, we have Music Theorist Matt Moore on the show discussing the intimate and intricate relationship between the origins of language and the origins of music. Plenty of knowledge and dank memes for everyone! Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 Language and Gender (with Jay Jackson)||Are men too rude? Are women too polite? Let's find out! Comedian, Musician, and Entertainer - Jay Jackson - joins in this week's discussion of Gender and Language on Let's Talk Talk with Seth Wilson. Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 Conceptual Metaphor (With John Michael Cronin)||**For every use of "ORDINAL DIRECTION" heard in this show, just pretend to yourself that you are hearing "RELATIVE DIRECTION."** You ever wonder why love is a battlefield? This week we have Comedian John Michael Cronin on the show discussing conceptual metaphor with me, your host, Seth Wilson. So, Let's Talk Talk! Let's Talk Talk Social: Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/LetsTalkTalkPodcast/ Twitter -- https://twitter.com/LetsTalkTalkPOD||1/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Fun and interesting!
This podcast is a lot of fun. I laughed out loud quite a few times. I also learned something which is a great combination.
Fun AND Enlightening
This podcast is quickly becoming one of my favorites. We spend every moment of out lives surrounded by language, but most of us spend very little time actually trying to understand its roots. That's what Seth and Co. do here - with lots of laughs along the way!
Language gets Interesting
Great podcast. Even if you don't enjoy language or linguistics there's plenty to enjoy about the host and the conversations he has with his guest.