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Slate Presents Lexicon Valley

By Slate Magazine/Panoply

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Description

Lexicon Valley is a podcast about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.

Customer Reviews

Good first effort

I enjoyed this new podcast very much; however, I think you missed a very important step. You never actually defined what a preposition is. Or what you use one with. Or where the word comes from. Sorry... cheap thrills.

To be serious. You should have introduced this podcast, and it's subject, with a clear definition. Since I hope that you are speaking to each potential listener, not just the erudite, articulate masses, it seems only fair that the ragged seekers of lexicographic enlightenment should be fairly armed.

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Love it!

Can't wait for the next episode. I've been hoping for a podcast like this show up on the iTunes top 10 list!

As I Like It.

Thank you for brightening my nerdy day! Interesting and not stuffy or pretentious.