Linguist, lexicographer, writer, editor, broadcaster

Category: My Commentary

  • Announcing “The Long Bleep,” a Podcast and Blog About Taboo Language

    After six months of planning, I’m happy to announced The Long Bleep, a podcast and blog about taboo language: four-letter words, dirty words, obscenities, and more. The first step is a questionnaire. Its results will be used to create podcasts and blog posts structured around things that really happened when taboo language was used: confrontations,…

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  • Find Me at These Events

    Meeting folks face to face is a whole different kettle of fish than doing a radio show. Among other things, it’s more invigorating and challenging to be kept on your toes by audiences you can see. For another, I can give a lot more time to listening to questions and stories, which is partly why…

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