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Feb 23, 2016

In Episode 16, Flourish and Elizabeth welcome back statistician destinationtoast for her first segment as a regular contributor! They take a quantitative look at some linguistic issues from last time and discuss the peculiarities of RPF. Next, they're joined by Owen G. Parry, a visual and performance artist who...

Feb 7, 2016

In Episode 15, ~fanspeak, Elizabeth and Flourish interview Gretchen McCulloch, a linguist who studies the way people speak online. Topics covered include Cabin Pressure, the use of the tilde, ship and fandom names as linguistic markers, and why linguists are so incredibly chill about everything! Plus she answers some...