January 20, 2023 / Modified jan 20, 2023 3:57 p.m.

A Way With Words

Listeners of all backgrounds join author/journalist Martha Barnette and linguist/lexicographer Grant Barrett on the show with their thoughts, questions, and stories about why language and words matter.

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Light-hearted conversation about language change, debates, and differences, as well as new words, old sayings, slang, family expressions, word histories, etymology, linguistics, regional dialects, word games, grammar, books, literature, writing, and more.

Airs Saturdays 2-3pm on NPR 89.1

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