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Episode 26

My notorious name

: Acast | Amazon | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Himalaya.com Digital consultant Ivanka Majic was such an early user of Twitter that she was able to snag the handle @Ivanka. Which was great, until the rise of another Ivanka caused confusion...

Episode 23

We Speak: Tina

: Acast | Amazon | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Himalaya.com Tina Tobey was born and raised in Texas. She’s used to non-Texans expecting her to know all about oil-drilling and ranching. And of course to speak “like a Texan.”...

Episode 22

We Speak: Ciku

: Acast | Amazon | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Himalaya.com Why doesn’t Ciku Theuri sound Black? Her friends wanted to know. Eventually, she wanted to know. Ciku tells the story of how she came to speak the way she does—and how others...

Episode 12

Going Dutch

: Acast | Amazon | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Himalaya.com Hassnae Bouazza was born in Morocco. She didn’t speak a word of Dutch when she immigrated to the Netherlands, though today it’s effectively her mother tongue. The Dutch...

Episode 3

Not so anonymous

: Acast | Amazon | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Himalaya.com Want to say or write something anonymously? Or pretend you’re someone else? Good luck. Linguists are using evermore sophisticated means to figure out who you really are. In...

Episode 1

Coming soon: Subtitle

: Acast | Amazon | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Himalaya.com Ever wondered why language simultaneously unites and divides us? Mystifies and delights us? Patrick Cox and Kavita Pillay tell the stories of people with all kinds of linguistic...

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