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Texas Talk

A new transplant to Dallas wants to assimilate into the Texan way of speaking without offending the locals or forcing any new vocabulary. This is part of a complete episode.

Large, Obscure Vocabulary

The hosts discuss Ammon Shea’s recent New York Times Magazine column about whether a large vocabulary filled with obscure and unusual words is all that necessary. This is part of a complete episode.


foodshed n. the area which can, or is sufficient to, provide food for a given location. Editorial Note: Related terms are viewshed and walkshed. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)