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

Transcript 2: Foul-Mouthed Women

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: Yeah, … Continue reading Transcript 2: Foul-Mouthed Women

Episode 28: Means Doesn’t Rhyme with New Orleans Addendum

In episode 28, “Means Doesn’t Rhyme with New Orleans”, we talk with Lisa Sprowls, PhD student at Tulane University about New Orleans English(es), especially Yat and the Garden District dialects, and speakers perception of New Orleans dialects. There were a few jargon-y bits so here’s more info: The distribution of -r When we talk about … Continue reading Episode 28: Means Doesn’t Rhyme with New Orleans Addendum