The Evolution of 'Woke'Listen now | In this special crossover episode, John discusses the problem with "problematic" and tracks the shifting meaning of "cancel culture."
Some people use "seen" instead of "saw" in speech. So can we do it in print?
BONUS: Bunch, Elder and GooseListen now | A brief discussion of some lesser known berries.
Reviving Dead LanguagesListen now | Bringing a language back to life is damned hard. So why resuscitate?
Also, how did the verb "to be" evolve into such an irregular mess?
BONUS: English Is Hard Enough Without Antiquated DistinctionsListen now | Why John isn't backing down on lay-lie equivalency.
Let Sleeping Dogs LayListen now | For his 150th episode, John argues that the distinction between "lie" and "lay" is an archaism we should abandon.
Let's find out, shall we?
BONUS: How Did Nigeria Gets Its Name?Hint: It's not how you think.
Luxuriate in the wonder of language.
Where Is the Name Ketanji From?Listen now | Look to the languages of West Africa, which span the continent's long Atlantic coast.
Also, what's up with all the silent P's and G's at the start of English words?