grantbarrett / Grant Barrett

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  1. The “Ebonics” Controversy |

    Mike tells Sarah how a simple idea in a single school district became a nationwide racial panic. Digressions include slasher movies, Space Invaders and homeschooling. The taglines are becoming more esoteric.

    https://rottenindenmark.wordpress.com/2019/04/04/the-ebonics-controversy/

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  2. Is the Australian accent lazy? - Myf Warhurst - ABC Radio

    Judgements about accents usually have more to do with class and race than inclination.

    https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/myf-warhurst/lazy-accents/10930122?fbclid=IwAR0_nhqkrQpxIHcO1-tO4LwUvKfVmoe6M2MH_XwMuqRJj6CXr5cDsfSSS_U

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  3. Making Sense Podcast #139 - Sacred & Profane | Sam Harris

    In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris gets together with Bill Maher and Larry Charles to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their film "Religulous." They discuss religion, politics, comedy, and other dangerous topics.

    https://samharris.org/podcasts/139-sacred-profane/

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  4. Stranger Danger — You’re Wrong About… — Overcast

    https://overcast.fm/+NAi_eAuvw

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  5. Speakeasy: the UN’s Year of Indigenous Languages - Breakfast - ABC Radio

    Linguist Daniel Midgley explores the history of indigenous place names in WA and why maintaining indigenous languages is so important.

    https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/breakfast/speakeasy-indigenous-languages/10767058

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  6. Speakeasy: sarcasm ‘lost on Americans’ - Breakfast - ABC Radio

    A new poll indicates people in the US might miss the passive-aggressive tone implicit in some common British phrases.

    https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/breakfast/speakeasy-sarcasm/10746988

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  7. The apostrophe wars – to use or lose? - The Book Show - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    Should the problematic apostrophe be dropped from the English language?

    https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/the-book-show/the-apostrophe-wars/10599498

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  8. Speakeasy: The origin of silent letters - Breakfast - ABC Radio

    Words like phlegm, tsunami and knead all feature silent letters. Daniel takes a look at why they exist and what purpose they serve.

    https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/breakfast/speakeasy-silent/10590432

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  9. Speakeasy: pineapples and pennies - Breakfast - ABC Radio

    Check your wallet for pineapples, Bradmans and dollarydoos as we journey into the world of colloquial cash.

    https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/breakfast/speakeasy-money/10567818

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  10. Speakeasy: bad Aussie ‘strine is a strain - Breakfast - ABC Radio

    The ABC’s Julia Baird has hit out at dubious Aussie accents after a particularly woeful effort in the Netflix series The Good Place.

    https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/breakfast/speakeasy/10555300

    —Huffduffed by grantbarrett

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