Lexicon Valley: Remastered

We all love John McWhorter, but don't you miss the rapport of Mike Vuolo and Bob Garfield? Introducing "Lexicon Valley: Remastered" — we've removed the ads and cleaned up the sound, and we'll be releasing the episodes in batches of 10 for subscribers only. Enjoy!

EPISODE 10: When Being Done Replaced DoingListen now (22 min) | Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss the most significant change to the English language that you've never heard of.
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EPISODE 9: One Giant Leap for HumanityListen now (34 min) | Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss the he said/she said of the epicene pronoun.
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EPISODE 8: And May He Be a Masculine BridgeListen now (24 min) | Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss how a simple quirk of grammar may affect the way we think.
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EPISODE 7: When Nouns Grew GenitalsListen now (24 min) | Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss what it means for language to have gender.
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EPISODE 6: A Needle Pulling ThreadListen now (25 min) | Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss the big ambitions of the little word "so."
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EPISODE 5: A Meditation on ScrabbleListen now (27 min) | Mike Vuolo talks to Word Freak author Stefan Fatsis about the nature of language in Scrabble.
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EPISODE 4: Untuning the StringListen now (30 min) | Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo talk to author David Skinner about his book, The Story of Ain't.
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