Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

Mixmaster forces import as well as export culture: Loatian food in Kansas

“This is the inverse of the Pizza Hut globalization story: Not only is America’s culture, in the form of Gaps and Baywatch, spreading around the world, the world’s culture is spreading through America. I suspected that Kansas, in important ways, isn’t Kansas anymore. I suspected that the United States, and much of the rest of the world, is experiencing the sort of era that’s rarely discussed or named until it is gone: a golden age

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Grant Barrett