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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.)
Episodes below in green link to the recorded shows posted to YouTube.
Episode 11 (June 23): Jesse Sheidlower with special guest Colleen Newvine
Episode 15 (August 11): Ben Zimmer
Episode 20 (October 20): Linda Kass of Gramercy Books
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
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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