Episode 44: Ha-has and Moonbeams and Yaks, Oh My! Shownotes

The Vocal Fries Podcast

Date: March 25, 2019

Episode: 44

Title: Ha-has and Moonbeams and Yaks, Oh My!

Show Link: https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!c89fb

In this episode of the Vocal Fries, Megan and Carrie talk with Jane Solomon about her upcoming book The Dictionary of Difficult Words.

If you are a new listener to the Vocal Fries Podcast (or even if you’ve been listening to us since the beginning), we would love to hear from you.  Please email us at vocalfriespod@gmail.com and let us know how we can help you today!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Dictionaries
  • Singular they
  • Lexicography
  • Words
  • Simple definitions

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You can follow Jane Solomon on Twitter

Jane works for Dictionary.com

Jane’s book is available at many bookstores, including Amazon

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We’re an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a new Vocal Fries sticker every three months and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!

Check Out Some Other Lingpods

  • En Clair – a podcast about forensic linguistics (super interesting and fun!)
  • Talk the Talk – a podcast about all things linguistics (and we even have a bonus episode where we interview them)
  • Lingthusiasm – the podcast that is enthusiastic about linguistics (we interview them on a regular episode)
  • Accentricity – a podcast about accents and other linguistic features
  • The Troublesome Terps – a podcast about interpreters and interpreting (we interview each other on a regular episode)

Feel free to suggest more to add to this list!

Need a Presenter?

  • 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

 

Episode 43: Maaate, Don’t Come the Raw Prawn with Me Alright? Shownotes

The Vocal Fries Podcast

Date: March 25, 2019

Episode: 43

Title: Maaate, Don’t Come the Raw Prawn with Me Alright?

Show Link: https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!214a9

In this episode of the Vocal Fries, Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Tony McMahon from RMIT about all things bogan and Australia.

If you are a new listener to the Vocal Fries Podcast (or even if you’ve been listening to us since the beginning), we would love to hear from you.  Please email us at vocalfriespod@gmail.com and let us know how we can help you today!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Bogans/boganism
  • Australia
  • Australian English
  • Rhyming slang

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We’re an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a new Vocal Fries sticker every three months and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!

Check Out Some Other Lingpods

  • En Clair – a podcast about forensic linguistics (super interesting and fun!)
  • Talk the Talk – a podcast about all things linguistics (and we even have a bonus episode where we interview them)
  • Lingthusiasm – the podcast that is enthusiastic about linguistics (we interview them on a regular episode)
  • Accentricity – a podcast about accents and other linguistic features
  • The Troublesome Terps – a podcast about interpreters and interpreting (we interview each other on a regular episode)

Feel free to suggest more to add to this list!

Need a Presenter?

  • 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

 

Episode 38: Looking Like a Language, Sounding Like a Podcast Shownotes

The Vocal Fries Podcast

Date: January 14, 2019

Episode: 38

Title: Looking Like a Language, Sounding Like a Podcast

Show Link: https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!ef4b0

 

In this episode of the Vocal Fries, Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Jonathan Rosa, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics at Stanford University, about his forthcoming book “Looking Like a Language, Sounding Like a Race”.

If you are a new listener to the Vocal Fries Podcast (or even if you’ve been listening to us since the beginning), we would love to hear from you.  Please email us at vocalfriespod@gmail.com and let us know how we can help you today!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Raciolinguistics
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Bilingualism

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You can follow Dr. Rosa on Twitter.

Become a Patron!

We’re an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a new Vocal Fries sticker every three months and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!

Check Out Some Other Lingpods

  • En Clair – a podcast about forensic linguistics (super interesting and fun!)
  • Talk the Talk – a podcast about all things linguistics (and we even have a bonus episode where we interview them)
  • Lingthusiasm – the podcast that is enthusiastic about linguistics (we interview them on a regular episode)
  • Accentricity – a podcast about accents and other linguistic features
  • The Troublesome Terps – a podcast about interpreters and interpreting (we interview each other on a regular episode)

Feel free to suggest more to add to this list!

Need a Presenter?

  • 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

 

Episode 39: The Kids are Alright Shownotes

The Vocal Fries Podcast

Date: January 28, 2019

Episode: 39

Title: The Kids are Alright

Show Link: https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!3e5c3

In this episode of the Vocal Fries, Carrie interviews Megan about child language acquisition and why correcting kids’ “mistakes” is not worth your time.

If you are a new listener to the Vocal Fries Podcast (or even if you’ve been listening to us since the beginning), we would love to hear from you.  Please email us at vocalfriespod@gmail.com and let us know how we can help you today!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Child language acquisition (L1)
  • The mistakes kids make when learning a language – and why they aren’t mistakes
  • Past tense –ed

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We’re an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a new Vocal Fries sticker every three months and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!

Check Out Some Other Lingpods

  • En Clair – a podcast about forensic linguistics (super interesting and fun!)
  • Talk the Talk – a podcast about all things linguistics (and we even have a bonus episode where we interview them)
  • Lingthusiasm – the podcast that is enthusiastic about linguistics (we interview them on a regular episode)
  • Accentricity – a podcast about accents and other linguistic features
  • The Troublesome Terps – a podcast about interpreters and interpreting (we interview each other on a regular episode)

Feel free to suggest more to add to this list!

Need a Presenter?

  • 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

Episode 40: Beyoncé, Hoodies and Obama Linguistics Shownotes

The Vocal Fries Podcast

Date: February 11, 2019

Episode: 40

Title: Beyoncé, Hoodies and Obama Linguistics

Show Link: https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!195be

In this episode of the Vocal Fries, we talk with Dr. Nicole Holliday, Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College about Black English, biracial language, vocal fry, intonation, and the field of Obama linguistics.

If you are a new listener to the Vocal Fries Podcast (or even if you’ve been listening to us since the beginning), we would love to hear from you.  Please email us at vocalfriespod@gmail.com and let us know how we can help you today!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Barack and Michele Obama’s English/Obama linguistics
  • Key and Peele
  • Black English
  • Biracial language
  • Vocal fry
  • Intonation

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You can find more information about Dr. Holliday on her website, and you can follow her on Twitter @mixedlinguist.

Become a Patron!

We’re an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a new Vocal Fries sticker every three months and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!

Check Out Some Other Lingpods

  • En Clair – a podcast about forensic linguistics (super interesting and fun!)
  • Talk the Talk – a podcast about all things linguistics (and we even have a bonus episode where we interview them)
  • Lingthusiasm – the podcast that is enthusiastic about linguistics (we interview them on a regular episode)
  • Accentricity – a podcast about accents and other linguistic features
  • The Troublesome Terps – a podcast about interpreters and interpreting (we interview each other on a regular episode)

Feel free to suggest more to add to this list!

Need a Presenter?

  • 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

 

Episode 41: On the Basis of Voice Shownotes

The Vocal Fries Podcast

Date: February 25, 2019

Episode: 41

Title: On the Basis of Voice

Show Link: https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!a8ddb

In this episode On the Basis of Voice, we talk with Kelly Wright, PhD student at the University of Michigan, about housing discrimination via dialect discrimination.

If you are a new listener to the Vocal Fries Podcast (or even if you’ve been listening to us since the beginning), we would love to hear from you.  Please email us at vocalfriespod@gmail.com and let us know how we can help you today!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Housing discrimination
  • Dialect discrimination
  • Having multiple accents/voices
  • City vs. rural rentals

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You can find more information about Kelly on her website, and you can follow her on Twitter @raciolinguistic.

Become a Patron!

We’re an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a new Vocal Fries sticker every three months and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!

Check Out Some Other Lingpods

  • En Clair – a podcast about forensic linguistics (super interesting and fun!)
  • Talk the Talk – a podcast about all things linguistics (and we even have a bonus episode where we interview them)
  • Lingthusiasm – the podcast that is enthusiastic about linguistics (we interview them on a regular episode)
  • Accentricity – a podcast about accents and other linguistic features
  • The Troublesome Terps – a podcast about interpreters and interpreting (we interview each other on a regular episode)

Feel free to suggest more to add to this list!


Need a Presenter?

  • 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

 

Episode 42: Water is Life Shownotes

The Vocal Fries Podcast

Date: March 11, 2019

Episode: 42

Title: Water is Life

Show Link: https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!c143f

In this episode of Water is Life, we talk with Nicole Horseherder about Diné Bizaad (aka Navajo), water and bilingual education.

If you are a new listener to the Vocal Fries Podcast (or even if you’ve been listening to us since the beginning), we would love to hear from you.  Please email us at vocalfriespod@gmail.com and let us know how we can help you today!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Diné Bizaad (Navajo)
  • Water
  • Bilingual education
  • The Diné verb

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In this episode, we discussed the complexity of the Diné verb. Carrie wrote an addendum about it, but if you’re really interested in it, here are some books on the topic (which you might be able to find in bookstores other than Amazon or in university libraries; hit us up if you need help locating them)

Nicole Horseherder talks more about the importance of water in this short documentary:

Become a Patron!

We’re an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a new Vocal Fries sticker every three months and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and have our undying gratitude!

Check Out Some Other Lingpods

  • En Clair – a podcast about forensic linguistics (super interesting and fun!)
  • Talk the Talk – a podcast about all things linguistics (and we even have a bonus episode where we interview them)
  • Lingthusiasm – the podcast that is enthusiastic about linguistics (we interview them on a regular episode)
  • Accentricity – a podcast about accents and other linguistic features
  • The Troublesome Terps – a podcast about interpreters and interpreting (we interview each other on a regular episode)

Feel free to suggest more to add to this list!

Need a Presenter?

  • 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