Slate Presents Lexicon Valley
|Are Emoji a Language?|
Gretchen McCulloch talks to John McWhorter about the big meaning behind our favorite little pictograms.
July 25, 2016 | 37 min
|Ann Patty, author of "Living With a Dead Language: My Romance With Latin"|
Ann Patty, author of "Living With a Dead Language: My Romance With Latin," talks about her transformative experience of learning Latin.
July 5, 2016 | 25 min
|Rules Are Made to Be Spoken|
Rules Are Made to Be Spoken
June 29, 2016 | 31 min
|The Tragedy of English Spelling|
Etymologist and poet Anatoly Liberman says that English is one of the most difficult languages to spell. But we can change that.
June 14, 2016 | 27 min