The Allusionist

Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman for Radiotopia from PRX.

74. Take A Swear Pill No ratings yet.

    Episode Description:

    CONTENT WARNING: there is swearing in this episode. But the happy news is: swearing is good for you! Dr Emma Byrne explains how swearing can be beneficial to your physical health and emotional wellbeing, while Matt Fidler of Very Bad Words gives some tips to ensure you swear properly to optimise the positive effects.

    Find out more about this episode at

    The Allusionist is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX, a collective of the best podcasts on the interwaves. Hear them all at, and see several of us perform live in May on the Radiotopia East Coast Tour. Tickets are on sale now at

    Today’s sponsors are:
    i. Squarespace: start building your website at, and when you sign up, use the offer code ALLUSION for 10% off your first purchase of your website or domain.
    ii. Babbel, the world’s no.1 selling language learning app. To get 50% off your first 3 months of learning one of 14 languages, go to and use the code ALLUSION.

    The show’s online home is Stay in touch at and

    Rate this episode:

    No ratings yet.