The Vocal Fries Podcast
Date: May 20th, 2018
Title: Learning to Love Like
In this episode of the Vocal Fries, Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Alexandra D’Arcy Associate Professor at the University of Victoria, Director of the Sociolinguistics Research Lab and author of “Discourse-Pragmatic Variation in Context: Eight Hundred Years of like” about the many guises of “like”. Learn why “like” is useful and older than you think it is.
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In this episode, we discuss:
- Young women’s speech
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