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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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4.7 stars from 201 ratings
Seriously, I love podcasts and there are heaps. But I find Because Language to be highly entertaining, highly informative, and I love the peeps. I hang out for the next episode to bring me comfort and knowledge.
GregoryMacAoidh via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 07/18/22
This is truly a great podcast, super useful as a reliable source of news from the field of linguistics and news about “all things” language. The hosts master the art of making complex topics accessible to the general public. It’s entertaining too – practically every episode has snippets that make...Read full review »
MLRSnider via Apple Podcasts · Norway · 07/16/22
No Because!
This is our go-to Podcast when we are travelling. Hosted by Hedvig, Daniel and Ben, we 😀, 😳, 🤔 we 🥰 You get the sense there's Dark Academia at play and I just love the Word of the Week!Read full review »
Scibidoo via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 04/27/22
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Published 07/27/22
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