June 17th, 2019 | 1 hr 41 secs
gender-neutral language, gendered language, genitalia, language, linguistics, men's language, sexist language, sociolinguistics, swearing, women's language
Megan and Carrie talk with Amanda Montell about her new book wordslut: a feminist guide to taking back the english language.
July 31st, 2017 | 43 mins 13 secs
cursing, discrimination, language, lingusitics, profanity, science, swearing
Have you ever wondered why swearing feels so good? Carrie and Megan explain what counts as swearing and why it's so fun to swear. They also discuss what types of words become profane over time and how swearing varies across languages and cultures. Also, they swear a lot. gasp