40 min

Ergative Zones Red Pen: A Grammar Podcast

    • Society & Culture

How Padma Lakshmi schooled us all on the "middle voice."


Questions/comments/ideas/snark go in the comments. We love you.
Thing 1: Ryan Davis
Thing 2: Mike Laws
Producer: Amanda Darrach

Find all your favorite Red Pen songs over on the Red Pen Official Playlist.
To use Red Pen chapters, swipe up on the Now Playing screen or click the top-right-corner Chapters button on Apple Podcasts for macOS.

Show Notes:
"It eats salty": middle voice on "Top Chef," Language Log on "stimulus subject perception verbs"
The Grammar of Top Chef: What’s With "It Eats Salty"? Mental Floss on "gestalt verbs"

How Padma Lakshmi schooled us all on the "middle voice."


Questions/comments/ideas/snark go in the comments. We love you.
Thing 1: Ryan Davis
Thing 2: Mike Laws
Producer: Amanda Darrach

Find all your favorite Red Pen songs over on the Red Pen Official Playlist.
To use Red Pen chapters, swipe up on the Now Playing screen or click the top-right-corner Chapters button on Apple Podcasts for macOS.

Show Notes:
"It eats salty": middle voice on "Top Chef," Language Log on "stimulus subject perception verbs"
The Grammar of Top Chef: What’s With "It Eats Salty"? Mental Floss on "gestalt verbs"

40 min

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