New Poll Shows Americans Are Delaying Retirement, A Way With Words

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Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert talk to a reporter about our society’s changing ideas about retirement and old age. Then, we’ll have some fun with the English language when Grant Barrett, co-host of “A Way With Words,” joins us.

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  • Poll Shows Most Older Americans Delaying Retirement

    A new poll from the Association Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows the majority of working Americans over the age of 50 say it’s somewhat likely they’ll work for pay in retirement. A reporter closely involved with the poll explains why more Americans are working in retirement and looks at the shift in our society’s idea of retirement and old age.

  • Old-Time Slang–Ready For A Comeback?

    Get ready for some fun with language. Grant Barrett, co-host of NPR’s “A Way With Words,” joins Rob and Veronica to talk about long-lost slang words and phrases that could be due for a comeback.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Matt Sedensky Guest
  • Grant Barrett Guest

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