Lexicon Valley

Lexicon Valley is a show about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.

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The Soft Power of Like


Terms such as "like" and "sort of" are ways for English speakers to sound more polite.

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 2019-11-26  45m