Jul 19, 2022 • 32M

Why Do We Dot Our i's?

A brief history of I, both the word and the letter.

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John McWhorter
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John McWhorter with Stephen Colbert.

As a guest on The Late Show, John told Stephen Colbert that there was nothing especially interesting to say about the word I. Well, he takes that back — there is, it turns out, much to say. Have a listen.