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.
Wallowing in Negativity
Fossil Hunting in English
Why Do Languages Have Gender?
Forgetting Your Roots
Future English Speaker, Can You Read Me?
On the Origin of English
White Author, Black English. Problem?
Do Cats Have Language?
Sergeant, Corporal, Colonel!
To Reason Why
When Talking to Your Mother-In-Law Is a Minefield
The Incredible Story of the Traveling Creole
This Am a Minstrel Stereotype, Right?
When Jews Adapted Spanish
Does English Have a Future?
Beyond the Five Ws
Tweety Bird and Toddlerspeak
Coronavirus: Isolation and Aspiration