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10 EpisodesProduced by Quiet JuiceWebsite

Language unites and divides us. It mystifies and delights us. Patrick Cox and Kavita Pillay tell the stories of people with all kinds of linguistic passions: comedians, writers, researchers; speakers of endangered languages; speakers of multiple languages; and just speakers—people like you and me.

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A metaphor for our times

May 27th, 2020

20:20

In unsettled times, we reach for metaphors. They help us make sense of the nonsensical—or at least that’s what we tell ourselves. In this episode, we hear from linguist Elena Semino, editor of a crowd-sourced …

In quarantine with Joe Wong

May 13th, 2020

18:07

Joe Wong is a brilliant bilingual comedian. In the US, he does standup. In his native China he hosts a popular TV game show. Recently his comedy …

In quarantine with Joanna Hausmann

April 29th, 2020

23:20

Bilingual comedian Joanna Hausmann (pictured with her mother Ana Julia Jatar-Hausmann) is sitting out the lockdown at her Venezuelan parents’ …

At war, and not at war

April 15th, 2020

20:14

In this episode, we talk with American medical student Esther Kim (pictured). She’s trying to overcome her suspicion of people with a particular …

One virus, many languages

April 1st, 2020

18:51

We can’t travel. We can’t hug or visit loved ones. But we can talk our way through this pandemic — and we’re doing just that, in most of the world’s languages. In this episode we hear from Kavita Pillay’s mother, …

Going Dutch

March 18th, 2020

20:47

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 …

How to communicate with aliens

March 4th, 2020

24:41

If there are extraterrestrials out there, what kind of messages might they be sending us? How might we decipher those messages? And should we …

Did Katrina kill the New Orleans accent?

February 19th, 2020

21:39

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina displaced tens of thousands of New Orleanians. Many never returned to the city. Others have since moved in, bringing with them different languages and dialects. Some locals now wonder if …

The talk of the forest

February 5th, 2020

19:07

In folklore and fiction there’s a rich tradition of trees that talk, from Greek mythology to The Wizard of Oz. But that’s make-believe, right? …

Is a polyglot’s brain different?

January 22nd, 2020

22:56

Susanna Zaraysky, speaker of nine languages, is one of those people who seem able to pick up French or Portuguese almost overnight. In reality, it’s not so effortless—but is she cognitively predisposed to attaining …

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