Foul-Mouthed Women Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!03c76 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’re going to be talking about swearing. One of our favorite topics, right? CARRIE: Yes and today obviously - we’re always not-safe-for-work - but today is particularly not-safe-for-work. Just be forewarned. MEGAN: … Continue reading Foul-Mouthed Women Transcript

Uppity Women Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!1ac53 CARRIE: Welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast. This is a podcast about linguistic discrimination and how not to be an asshole. I’m Carrie Gillon. MEGAN: I’m Megan Figueroa. I’m a linguist and that makes me a scientific studier of language. This does not mean that I speak a ton of languages - that’s not … Continue reading Uppity Women Transcript

Basque-ing in the European Sun Addendum

If you enjoyed our episode on Basque, here is more information on the language. And if you haven't listened to it yet, you can find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!6348d Where is Basque spoken? As Dr. Rodríguez-Ordóñez mentioned, it is spoken in Spain and France. French Basque Country is traditionally subdivided into three provinces: Labourd/Lapurdi Lower Navarre/Nafarroa … Continue reading Basque-ing in the European Sun Addendum

They/Them/Theirs Addendum

If you found our episode on trans language interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!fb143 Here are the links we talked about in the episode, written by our guest, Kirby Conrod. How to do the absolute minimum (with pronouns) If you can’t say something nice… (the Language … Continue reading They/Them/Theirs Addendum

We’re Ghana Talk English Addendum

If you found our episode on Ghanaian English interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!5c6cf Where is Ghana? It’s next door to Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Togo in West Africa. What was that book of Ghanaianisms Selikem mentioned? Ghanaianisms: A Glossary This article also has some … Continue reading We’re Ghana Talk English Addendum

French (Canadian) Fries Addendum

If you found our episode on Canadian French interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!038a3 What are the “weird” French vowels? Dr. Rosen was talking about the front rounded vowels. English has a few back rounded vowels (e.g., /u/ ‘oo’ as in boot; /o/ ‘oh’ as in … Continue reading French (Canadian) Fries Addendum

Down in the Holler Addendum

Hi, all! We hope you enjoyed The Vocal Fries “Down in the Holler”. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!7c2ef Here is some additional information related to the show. You can find our guest, Dr. Paul Reed, on the web, and on Twitter. Where is Appalachia? Here is a map of the Appalachian Region so you can see how substantive it … Continue reading Down in the Holler Addendum