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The World in Words with Patrick Cox focuses on language. We decode diplospeak and lay bare nationalist rants. And as English extends its global (...)
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The secretive language of pro wrestling

In 1984, the professional wrestler “Dr. D" David Schultz smacked the TV journalist John Stoessel to the ground backstage at Madison Square Garden. (...)

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  • play episode https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/cdn.pri.org/sites/default/files/audio/cdn/2018/03/world-words/segment-audio/wiwpodcast452_0.mp3

Could Neanderthals talk?

Humans are the only creatures on Earth that can choke on their own food. Yes, that’s right. Because we have funky plumbing. There’s a crucial split (...)

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  • play episode https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/cdn.pri.org/sites/default/files/audio/cdn/2018/02/world-words/segment-audio/wiwpodcast451.mp3

The rules of bilingual love

He wrote to her mainly in Swedish, and she replied in Finnish. The correspondence of "Finlandia" composer Jean Sibelius and his wife Aino is (...)

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  • play episode https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/cdn.pri.org/sites/default/files/audio/cdn/2018/02/world-words/segment-audio/wiwpodcast450.mp3

Ivanka, meet Stalin

In which we hear from another Ivanka, another Stalin and another Lenin. Ivanka's brush with fame came thanks to Donald Trump's (...)

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  • play episode https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/cdn.pri.org/sites/default/files/audio/cdn/2018/01/segment-audio/wiwpodcast449.mp3

Losing your accent

English is spoken with countless accents by both native and non-native speakers. But a hierarchy persists: there are 'good accents and (...)

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  • play episode https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/cdn.pri.org/sites/default/files/audio/cdn/2018/01/segment-audio/wiwpodcast448.mp3

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