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Lexicon Valley

By Slate

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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.

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.


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.

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