Bat Signals Addendum

If you listened to our episode about bat communication, you might want to read the actual science behind animals and animal communication. (And don’t forget to subscribe so you never miss an episode!) https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!7ac68 Bats communicate (and argue) a lot (original article including supplementary information) Prairie dogs communicate too Alpha wolves don't exist (in the wild) Rats carry … Continue reading Bat Signals Addendum

Todos/Todas/Todes Addendum

In our latest episode, we chat with Dr. Santiago Kalinowski, the Director of the Linguistics Department at the Argentinian Academy of Letters. We get into the topic of lenguaje inclusivo/inclusive language in Spanish. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!16a71 Spanish is a “morphologically rich” language… That is to say, unlike English, nouns encode grammatical gender–masculine and feminine–so, any modifying adjectives … Continue reading Todos/Todas/Todes Addendum

French (Canadian) Fries Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!038a3 CARRIE: Hi and welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. MEGAN: I'm Megan Figueroa. CARRIE: And I'm Carrie Gillon and today we have another guest. We're gonna be talking about Canadian French with Dr. Nicole Rosen, who is a Canada Research Chair in Language Interactions at the University of Manitoba. … Continue reading French (Canadian) Fries Transcript

Down in the Holler Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!7c2ef MEGAN: Welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. CARRIE: I’m Carrie Gillon MEGAN: And I’m Megan Figueroa. We have one housekeeping item: another email. It’s our third email. We’re just gonna keep counting. That’s how exciting that is. And it’s from the Ivory Coast. Hello Carrie and Megan, I was … Continue reading Down in the Holler Transcript

Neaux French Left Behind/Bonus 9 Addendum

If you listened to our episode about varieties of French in Louisiana, you might have some questions. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!ca0d9 And if you listened to our bonus episode, you might have even more (unless you know a lot about French). (And don't forget to subscribe so you never miss an episode!) How many people speak Louisiana Creole? … Continue reading Neaux French Left Behind/Bonus 9 Addendum

Chicano? ChicanYES! Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!7aaf0 CARRIE: Hi and welcome to The Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. MEGAN: I'm Megan Figueroa. CARRIE: And I'm Carrie Gillon. Today we have two housekeeping items, before we start our show. The first is an email from a listener: Liz. AOL voice: You've got mail! CARRIE: Hi fry ladies. I was … Continue reading Chicano? ChicanYES! Transcript

Gutted

The next addendum was going to mention conjugation (or agreement, as we linguists call it), but I cut it because it's way too complicated. Reading this makes me want to scream but also to maybe add the conjugation back.