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Episode 27:
Kory Stamper

That Word Chat with Editor Mark Allen welcomes back lexicographer Kory Stamper on February 2. We're excited to talk to Kory about her expert commentary on the new Netflix series, History of Swear Words. And we'll find out how that next book is coming along.

Note that there will be swearing in this one. Maybe a lot of it.

That Word Chat is at 4:30 p.m. EST (9:30 p.m. UTC) on Tuesday, February 2. Sign up below for the Zoom meeting link.

Kory Stamper provides a lexicographical spin on some taboo words for the new Netflix documentary series History of Swear Words. (Image courtesy, History of Swear Words, Copyright © 2021 Netflix, Inc.)

Past episodes

 

Episodes below in green link to the recorded shows posted to YouTube.

2020

Episode 1 (April 7): Mary Norris

Episode 2 (April 14): Steve Kleinedler and Kory Stamper

Episode 3 (April 21): Roy Peter Clark

Episode 4 (April 28): Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett

Episode 5 (May 5): Ellen Jovin and Brandt Johnson

Episode 6 (May 12): David Crystal

Episode 7 (May 19) Ammon Shea and Peter Sokolowski

Episode 8 (May 26) Lynne Murphy

Episode 9 (June 9): Karen Yin

Episode 10 (June 16): Mignon Fogarty

Episode 11 (June 23): Jesse Sheidlower with special guest Colleen Newvine

Episode 12 (June 30): Jane Friedman

Episode 13 (July 14): Stan Carey and James Harbeck of Strong Language

Episode 14 (July 28): Steve Bien-Aime

Episode 15 (August 11): Ben Zimmer

Episode 16 (August 25): Alaina Lavoie and Caroline Tung Richmond of We Need Diverse Books

Episode 17 (September 8): Heather Bonikowski and John Kelly of Dictionary.com

Episode 18 (September 22): The Quad: Erin Brenner, Sarah Grey, Katharine O'Moore-Klopf,
     Adrienne Montgomerie, Lori Paximadis, Laura Poole, Amy Schneider

Episode 19 (October 6): Carol Saller

Episode 20 (October 20): Linda Kass of Gramercy Books

Episode 21 (November 10): That Word Chat: The Word Puzzlers

Episode 22 (November 17): Merrill Perlman and Teresa Schmedding of the ACES Academy

Episode 23 (December 1): Rob and Teresa Reinalda

Episode 24 (December 15): Emily Brewster

 

2021

Episode 25 (January 5): The Word of the Year: Ben Zimmer, Peter Sokolowski, John Kelly, Katherine Connor
     Martin plus Wendalyn Nichols and Lynne Murphy

Episode 26 (January 19): Malini Devadas

Episode 27 (February 2): Kory Stamper

Episode 28 (February 16): Cynthia Williams

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