Language and Class
October 19, 2006 Thursday 3PM CT
This hour on Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders, Emily Auerbach and her guest explore issues of language and class in regionalisms and local dialects like spanglish, ebonics, ghetto slang, and cockney. The rain in Spain?
- Joan Houston Hall, Chief Editor of Dictionary of American Regional English
- Nicholas Ostler, author of Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World