Transcript 9: Chicano? ChicanYES!

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 listening … Continue reading Transcript 9: Chicano? ChicanYES!

Transcript 8: Borderlands/La Frontera

MEGAN: Welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. CARRIE: I'm Carrie Gillon. MEGAN: And I'm Megan Figueroa. Today we have a very special guest. We have with us Alberto Alvaro Rios. Is that how you pronounce it? Did I do- ALBERTO: Alberto ALvaro - MEGAN: ALvaro. ALBERTO: Rios. MEGAN: Rios. ALBERTO: … Continue reading Transcript 8: Borderlands/La Frontera

Transcript 7: Freaky Friday

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're talking about language to do with Halloween-y things, scary things, and so not really about linguistic discrimination this time. MEGAN: No, it's really not. Although some of the things that … Continue reading Transcript 7: Freaky Friday

Transcript 6: A Sirious Problem

MEGAN: Hi, welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. CARRIE: I'm Carrie Gillon. MEGAN: And I'm Megan Figueroa. And today we are going to be talking about artificial intelligence generally and more specifically automatic speech recognition. We have a guest here with us, because Carrie and I do not know anything … Continue reading Transcript 6: A Sirious Problem

Transcript 5: Rez English

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 our second guest: Dr. Peter Jacobs. MEGAN: Hi Peter! PETER: Ha7lh skwayel. CARRIE: Hi. Peter Jacobs is a professor at Simon Fraser University and he works on language revitalization. … Continue reading Transcript 5: Rez English

Transcript 4: Grammar Not-zi

MEGAN: Hi everyone, and welcome to The Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. CARRIE: Hi I'm Carrie Gillon. MEGAN: And I'm Megan Figueroa, and today we are talking about grammar. We're talking about the grammar snobs among us. CARRIE: What we used to call “grammar nazis”, but it seems unfair to call them … Continue reading Transcript 4: Grammar Not-zi

Transcript 3: Southern Fried

CARRIE: Hi, welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. I'm Carrie Gillon. MEGAN: I'm Megan Figueroa CARRIE: Today we have our very first guest! BETH: Hi! CARRIE: Hi! Today we have Beth Troutman, a former congressional candidate and TV host, and a real live Southerner. BETH: Yes, very real live Southerner. … Continue reading Transcript 3: Southern Fried