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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. Your hosts are Bob Garfield and producer Mike Vuolo.

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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Well done

This is very intriguing subject matter which is sadly very much neglected these days. I would love to see this become a regular show. Please keep them coming!

Whoa, my new favorite show

I love comedy and I love wordplay, so this podcast is perfect for me. I listen to A Way With Words pretty often, and my only complain with that show is they're not very real. This show isn't like that, it's very real and it's very entertaining and salt of the earth stuff.

It's informative, entertaining, and it gets down to the nitty gritty of language...