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Daniel Midgley, Ben Ainslie, and Hedvig Skirgård
Because Language
a podcast about linguistics, the science of language.
A podcast about linguistics, the science of language.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 165 ratings
Brilliant
A fantastic podcast for anyone interested in language—ludic and informative.
Pete F UK via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/24/20
So good
Smart and funny. Love language 😄
Licia WordSmith via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/29/20
New favorite!
An amateur but lifelong lover of linguistics, I am always on the lookout for a podcast that gets into the nitty gritty - while being engaging enough to keep attention while multitasking. Here enter Because Language! Smart, savvy, and appropriately silly take on many matters linguistic. I...Read full review »
these mortals via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/20/20
Recent Episodes
Become a patron: http://patreon.com/becauselangpod/ How to listen: http://becauselanguage.com/listen/ If you love language, and you also love role-playing games with a sci-fi flair, then you’re going to want to check out the new game Xenolanguage. It allows players to make first contact and...
Published 11/30/20
Blog post with show notes: http://becauselanguage.com/14-word-jail/ Support the show with Patreon: http://patreon.com/becauselangpod Schools are banning words and policing language. It may be a well-meaning attempt to encourage good language habits, but it also perpetuates troubling language...
Published 11/10/20
Blog post with show notes: http://becauselanguage.com/13-white-supremacy/ Support the show on Patreon: http://patreon.com/join/becauselangpod The definition of white supremacy: is it expanding, or are we just getting better at recognising it and its reach? How does white supremacy show itself...
Published 10/29/20
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