When you say "Go get 'em!" you think that's short for "Go get them," but you're wrong! We look at the fascinating history of some English pronouns. Plus, we look at how Neil Gaiman
With her book "Children of Blood and Bone" spending 120 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, Tomi Adeyemi knows what it takes to write a great book. Listen in on my convers
Today, we'll talk about some weird nouns that are always plural, and then we'll go two-dimensional and talk about flat adverbs.
If earth looks like a blue marble, why is Earth Day associated with the color green? Also, ‘funnest.’
The famous NASA "blue marble" image could have influenced people to make blue the color of environmentalism and Earth Day, but green won the day. In honor of the special day, we lo
It's "listener question extravaganza" time!
We look at the linguistic difference between lying and misleading, and then because people often lie with numbers, we look at the difference between "percent" and "percentage" and
Prodded by Bruce Willis's family's announcement that he is leaving acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, we revisited language disorders, and the kinds of things we can learn
Why Tired People Talk About Being ‘Out of Spoons.’ Why Nouns Are More Complicated Than You May Think.
Why Tired People Talk About Being 'Out of Spoons.' Why Nouns Are More Complicated Than You May Think.
Irish influences on Australian. What makes "NASA" different from "FBI."
Have you ever wondered why it's called the "Oxford comma" and who invented it?
Is "Materiel" Just a Fancy Pronunciation of "Material'? Are Binomials the Same Across Languages?