Lexicon Valley is a show about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.
Sicko, Whacko, Weirdo
Chinese Has No Grammar, Right? Wrong!
From Uptalk to Vocal Fry, Women Are Prolific Language Innovators
In What Order Did Languages Arrive in Europe?
Digging Up the Past
Verbs on the Move
Does PROCESSES Rhyme with KNEES?
A Bisl Yiddish
The Soft Power of Like
Men, Women and Children
Let's Do Lunch
How to Think Like a Linguist
Has English Gotten Less Complex?
S#!t, Hell and Darn
This Family Speaks 1,200 Languages
Language vs. Dialect
The Internet Loves the Exclamation Point!!
Why Is "Ph" Pronounced That Way?