An upbeat and lively public radio show and podcast about language examined through family, history, and culture. Language debates, variations, and evolution, as well as new words, old sayings, slang, family expressions, word histories, etymology, linguistics, regional dialects, word games, grammar, books, literature, writing, and more.

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Blue Streak

Blue Streak

How long can a newly married woman be called a bride? Does bride apply only as long as her wedding day, or does it extend right on through...

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