The Allusionist

Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman for Radiotopia from PRX.


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    It’s a year since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. And in that year, he’s caused a lot of changes in the job of constitutional law professor Elizabeth Joh of TrumpConLaw podcast – in particular, one verb is now off limits.

    Plus: Paul Anthony Jones, aka etymologist extraordinaire Haggard Hawks, describes how politicians’ names work their way into our vocabularies.

    Find out more about this episode at http://theallusionist.org/trump. Today’s sponsors are Squarespace – http://squarespace.com, offer code ALLUSION – and Audible – http://audible.com/allusionist.

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