No hasi ko’i pendeu Shownotes

The Vocal Fries Podcast

Date: May 20, 2019

Episode: 46

Title: No hasi ko’i pendeu (Don’t be an asshole)

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In this episode of the Vocal Fries, Carrie and Megan talk with Keisha Wiel, PhD student at Temple University, about Papiamentu, a creole spoken in the Caribbean.

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In this episode, we discuss:

  • Papiamentu
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Education
  • Language policy
  • The Caribbean
  • Colonization
  • Slavery
  • Creoles
  • Creolization

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  • Carrie can talk about indigenous languages of North America (particularly Salish, Inuit and Algonquian), semantics, syntax or the mathy side of language
  • Megan can talk about child language acquisition, bilingual language acquisition and Spanish/Spanglish
  • Both of the Vocal Fries can talk about all things linguistic discrimination, particularly vocal fry


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