100 episodes

A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, slang, new words, jokes, riddles, word games, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, books, literature, folklore, and speaking and writing well. Email your language questions for the show to words@waywordradio.org. Or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at (877) 929-9673. From anywhere in the world: +1 (619) 800-4443. Hear all past shows for free: http://waywordradio.org/. Also on Twitter at http://twitter.com/wayword.

A Way with Words — language, linguistics, and callers from all over Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, produced by Stefanie Levine

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6, 1.1K Ratings

A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, slang, new words, jokes, riddles, word games, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, books, literature, folklore, and speaking and writing well. Email your language questions for the show to words@waywordradio.org. Or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at (877) 929-9673. From anywhere in the world: +1 (619) 800-4443. Hear all past shows for free: http://waywordradio.org/. Also on Twitter at http://twitter.com/wayword.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

pwenny aka penny UwU ,

It got me through a lot

It kept me amused while on the way too and from a trip to try a horse Tallahassee to South Carolina and I miss being in the car with my mom listening to it I still listen to it I’ve learned from it and got the pony it’s a win win five stars great it’s funny calming and helps me sleep I love it

mbk7190 ,

Wonderful

This is my absolute favorite podcast. I just love the topics as well as Martha and Grant! They are so kind and considerate to callers and so informative.

Wrdnrd66 ,

New fave

I love this podcast so much that I’ve been binge listening for two days. I’m a total word nerd and thoroughly enjoy learning about word origins and random pithy sayings. The hosts are low key yet engaging. They know their stuff but don’t lord it over you. I learn something new with every single episode. I usually loathe call-in shows but this one doesn’t annoy me at all. Someday I may even call in.

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