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The Academy of the Hebrew Language is always working to update and expand a vocabulary that was once inscribed on parchment.
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A big welcome to the listeners of KIOS-FM 91.5 in Omaha, Nebraska, (and in Council Bluffs, Iowa, just across the Missouri River). Hi!
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The super-cool sign language interpreter of rap music: http://priceonomics.com/the-sign-language-interpreter-of-the-rappers/ (h/tAIR)
As an sign language interpreter who specializes in live rap performance, Amber Gallego has worked with everyone from Snoop Dogg to Kendrick Lamar.
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Thicker ink meant it didn't smudge as easily as its predecessor, the fountain pen—but it also made writing by hand more physically demanding.
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Remember our episode where we discussed whether a hotdog is a sandwich? Well, there's a phylogeny for that. http://ow.ly/bKGt301ksKP
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"The car needs washed"? Why Pittsburghers drop "to be." http://ow.ly/2tLm3021TVS
In the first of a new series examining the different facets of our local lingo, CMU linguist Barbara Johnstone provides a deeper insight into the Pittsburghese pattern of dropping "to be."
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Defining the vocabulary of race: http://projects.seattletimes.com/2016/under-our-skin/ Cool interactives! h/t @airmedia
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"Ask" as a noun, precipice in French vs. in English, leftenant vs. lieutenant, and more in the latest new episode: http://ow.ly/btA2301rM2g
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The word "marijuana" isn't racist. http://ow.ly/2iCL301kCZH
After Grant Scott-Goforth's parting shot last week debunking the racist connotations of the word "marijuana," it seemed only fitting to follow up with another column...
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What to call the husband of a female American president and more in the latest new episode http://www.waywordradio.org/how-we-roll/
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"A Way With Words" is public radio's lively language show, with Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett. It's history, culture and family explored through the lens of language. You can listen to the show (no charge!) at http://waywordradio.org/, where you can also subscribe to the podcast and see a list of stations which carry the program. You can also follow the show on http://twitter.com/wayword . You can also talk with lots of fellow listeners on our Facebook page http://fb.me/waywordradio and Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/waywordradio/, and in our discussion forums http://waywordradio.org/discussion/.