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A close examination of language — its power to inform and misinform, to elucidate and obfuscate — from renowned Columbia University linguistics professor John McWhorter. A true polymath, McWhorter analyzes the words and phrases that dominate our discourse and make the headlines.

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A close examination of language — its power to inform and misinform, to elucidate and obfuscate — from renowned Columbia University linguistics professor John McWhorter. A true polymath, McWhorter analyzes the words and phrases that dominate our discourse and make the headlines.

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    Episode 1: English Has a Bee in Its Bonnet

    Episode 1: English Has a Bee in Its Bonnet

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    Introducing Lexicon Valley with John McWhorter

    Introducing Lexicon Valley with John McWhorter

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