Ben and I are taking a break, getting ready for the next round of language science, news, and interviews. So we’re in repeats for the next few weeks.

But I’m still talking to James Hall every Tuesday. Here we are talking about the origin of the word soccer.

Promo on 24 June 2014 with James Hall: “Soccer”

Here’s the map:

Why do we call it soccer?

Bola sepak

Promo on 1 July 2014 with James Hall: “Facebook emotion experiment”

Huffington Post: You May Have Been A Lab Rat In A Huge Facebook Experiment

Everything We Know About Facebook’s Secret Mood Manipulation Experiment

The experimenter speaks out

Facebook researcher: ‘We care about the emotional impact of Facebook’

Facebook’s Experiment On Emotions Sounds Creepier Than It Was

Promo on 8 July 2014 with James Hall: “That’s So Gay”

Article: Maybe ‘that’s so gay’ is actually ok for young people to say

But lots of gay people feel that this is derogatory. There are other things to say.

Promo on 15 July 2014 with James Hall: “Supermoon”

Information about the supermoon

Maybe the super moon isn’t such a big deal after all
but I’ll still check it out in August and September.

New episodes starting next week!