Ben Z on NPR today

Judy Prince jbalizsprince at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 30 21:11:07 UTC 2010

Many thanks, Laurence.

You're right, Ben sounded terrific.  He sounded equally terrific at Oxford
in June at the ICHLL conference on lexicology and lexicography.  He's
informing, entertaining and clearly curious to learn about and then impart
his discoveries about slang and slangsters (did I just coin a new term,



On 30 December 2010 15:59, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at> wrote:

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> Speaking of the ADS and candidates, did you hear Ben Zimmer on
> Morning Edition this morning?  He sounded terrific -- so articulate,
> and great publicity for the ADS.  (Just in case you missed it:
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