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A Way with Words
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Public radio's show about language. Coast-to-coast and around the world!
Public radio's show about language. Coast-to-coast and around the world!

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The US Supreme Court rules the Lanham Act disparagement clause violates the 1st amendment free speech clause. http://ow.ly/3W6330cKsPQ

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Being well-read "is at once superhuman and pedestrian." https://goo.gl/Fv7d6o What does it mean for a journalist to be a serious reader?

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What would it be like to have a word you coined appear prominently in a pop song? http://ow.ly/ajQ630cFf7k

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Clockwise or counter-clockwise? How we draw freehand circles seems to have a relationship to our written languages. http://ow.ly/gUh930cF8Bu

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A Way with Words will now be heard in Fairbanks on KUAC, joining our other Alaska stations! http://www.newsminer.com/features/latitude_65/kuac-adds-new-saturday-morning-radio-program/ KUAC

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The 1903 parrot academy that taught birds to speak using phonographs. http://ow.ly/YRji30cALkn Relevant: http://ow.ly/9e2v30cALqM

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The trick to translating rhythm, tone, and slang. http://lithub.com/the-trick-to-translating-rhythm-tone-and-slang/

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"Dynamite chili and tangy lime-seasoned beets" are more likely to be eaten than something labeled just "beets." http://ow.ly/OJ4k30cAzU7

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