Season 2

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Literally No One Likes a Grammar Cop

Besides being annoying, what if the grammar police are actually... wrong?

Literally No One Likes a Grammar Cop

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Foreign Words We Need in English

English has more words than most other languages, but there are still gaps.

Foreign Words We Need in English

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A Controversial Theory About Gossip

Why is gossip an integral part of human social structure?

A Controversial Theory About Gossip

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Is Bilingualism a Superpower?

Current studies with children show show new insight into bilingualism.

Is Bilingualism a Superpower?

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The Stories Behind Food Names

It shouldn't matter what a food is called as long as it tastes good, right? Well...

The Stories Behind Food Names

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Pronouns: Little Words That Say a Lot

Pronouns may be little, but they say a lot, and they're always changing!

Pronouns: Little Words That Say a Lot

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The Screwed-Up History of English Spelling

The English spelling system is a MESS... arguably more than any other language.

The Screwed-Up History of English Spelling

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How Do Clichés Evolve into Memes?

Adaptable clichés called "snowclones" are EVERYWHERE but they're older than you think.

How Do Clichés Evolve into Memes?

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Is Swearing Good for Your Brain?

There's evidence that sweating may be good for your psyche.

Is Swearing Good for Your Brain?