Episodes 41-60

Episode 41: On the Basis of Voice Megan and Carrie talk with Kelly Wright, PhD student at the University of Michigan, about housing discrimination via dialect discrimination.

Episode 42: Water is Life Carrie and Megan talk with Nicole Horseherder, Diné from Arizona, about Diné Bizaad (aka Navajo).

Episode 43: Maaate, Don’t Come the Raw Prawn with Me, Alright? Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Tony McMahon from RMIT about all things bogan and Australia.

Episode 44: Hahas and Moonbeams and Yaks, Oh My! Carrie and Megan talk with Jane Solomon about her upcoming book The Dictionary of Difficult Words.

Episode 45: Chatting about Chatino Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Hilaria Cruz, Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville in the Department of Comparative Humanities, about Chatino languages and Chatino conceptions of death.

Episode 46: Zom-be or Not Zom-be: That is the Question Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Jamie Thomas, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Swarthmore, about zombies, Swahili, and her book Zombies Speak Swahili.

Episode 47: No hasi ko’i pendeu Carrie and Megan talk with Keisha Wiel, PhD student at Temple University, about Papiamentu, a creole spoken in the Caribbean.

Episode 48: Choice is Good; Justice is Better Carrie and Megan talk with Mary-Caitlyn Valentinsson, PhD student at the University of Arizona, about the language around reproductive rights, reproductive justice and abortion.

Episode 49: Word Slut Megan and Carrie talk with Amanda Montell about her new book wordslut: a feminist guide to taking back the english language.