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Hosted by Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett. Produced by Stefanie Levine.
A Way with Words
language, linguistics, and callers from all over
Light-hearted conversation with callers from all over about new words, old sayings, slang, family expressions, language change and varieties, as well as word histories, linguistics, regional dialects, word games, grammar, books, literature, writing, and more. You can join author/journalist Martha Barnette and linguist/lexicographer Grant Barrett on the show with your language thoughts, questions, and stories: or [email protected] In the US 🇺🇸 and Canada 🇨🇦, call 1 (877) 929-9673 toll-free 24/7. In the UK 🇬🇧, 020 3286 5677. In México 🇲🇽, 55 8421...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 2,171 ratings
Loved it then, even better now
My first love of the show came from NPR, but these days I mostly listen to podcasts and had gotten away from the radio version. I heard Grant and Martha on a food broadcast and was reminded of how great they are, so one quick search and they’re back in my world! Such a fun, unique, smart way to...Read full review »
LynnaLeigh via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/18/22
Just Great Fun
Don’t want to miss a single episode. Always thought-provoking ideas about our language.
Rex Stout via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/05/22
Best podcast for a road trip
We listen to this every time we take a trip. It is so interesting, before we know it we are at our destination - smarter than when we started.
TSL Sr via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/12/22
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