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...

    Slate Presents Lexicon Valley

    Episodes

    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

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