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Lexicon Valley

Lexicon Valley

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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.
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Zeynep Oner

Today I learned that a solid dick from your friend used to mean a tough love talk. Have you done an episode on the word dick? It seems it's meaning changed a lot

Nov 13th
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Nathalie Luna

Hi there! I'm a new listener. =) Quick question I thought I should share: do you know if our "so" is at all related to the Japanese "so"? It seems they use it in a similar way.

Nov 5th
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