Is there a difference between because and the shorter, snappier cos?

What’s in the future of swearing?

Our resident linguist Daniel Midgley got a chance to find out all this and more when linguist Kate Burridge was in town. Listen in as linguists get nerdy on this episode of Talk the Talk.


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Show notes

Our special guest for this episode was Kate Burridge.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Burridge

She’s the co-author of “Forbidden Words: Taboo and the Censoring of Language”, with Keith Allan.
http://www.amazon.com/Forbidden-Words-Taboo-Censoring-Language/dp/0521525640