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Book: Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language
Kirkus: “The internet and mobile devices have brought us an explosion of writing by normal people,” writes [Gretchen] McCulloch, a Wired columnist and co-creator of the linguistics-focused podcast Lingthusiasm. In this provocative debut, the author celebrates the internet’s “vast sea of unedited, unfiltered words,” which constitute “a new genre, informal writing.”" [more inside]
Archer: Danger Island: A Discovery Season 9, Ep 8
Archer and the gang enter a deadly temple in search of an even deadlier treasure. [Season finale, but not the end of the show] [more inside]
Podcast: Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People: 30. Shopping at the Face Depot
This week's caller is a linguist who teaches Geth all about the "corpora." In case that's too nerdy for you, hang around for the story about a first date that was captured on a Coast Guard thermal camera. And if you're still not satisfied, we'll take you shopping at the Face Depot. [more inside]