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Slate Presents Lexicon Valley

Slate Presents Lexicon Valley

  • Slate Presents Lexicon Valley
  • Lexicon Valley is a podcast about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguisti...

Episodes

LinguaFile V

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss a mystery word or phrase with lexicographer Ben Zimmer.

November 17, 2014 | 33 min

Number Theory

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo ask the question: How did we go from "four and twenty" to "twenty four"? Show notes at www.slate.com/lexiconvalley.

November 3, 2014 | 27 min

LinguaFile IV

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss a mystery word or phrase with lexicographer Ben Zimmer. Show notes at www.slate.com/lexiconvalley.

October 20, 2014 | 41 min

Man on the Street

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo talk to Jonathon Green, author of The Vulgar Tongue and Green's Dictionary of Slang, a 6,000-page, three-volume reference more than 20 years in the making. Show notes at www.slate.com/lexiconvalley.

October 6, 2014 | 38 min

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