Bad and good English, Road trips

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Heard On Central Time
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Chase Elliot Clark (CC BY 2.0)

An author shares her book making the case for accepting modern changes to the English language. Then, Central Time listeners call in with their best road trip stories, tips and tricks.

Featured in this Show

  • Bad English: not as bad as you think

    A linguist explains why we’ve started to use filler words like “like,” “um,” and “so,” in conversation — and why it’s actually a good thing for the evolution of language.

  • Your best road trips and your summer travel plans

    What are some of your favorite road trip memories? We hear your stories about the best road trips you’ve ever taken, and your plans to hit the road this summer.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Valerie Fridland Guest

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