Interview with Singer/Songwriter Pete Morton! Pete talks with Jonathan Roper about his interest in languages, including those other than his native English, and how this influences his songs.
Comedian Rob Brackenridge talks with us about the particulars of Wisconsin Englishes and why it plays well outside of the state.
A continuation of our discussion with Joan Houston Hall and Luanne von Schneidemesser on their work with the Dictionary of American Regional English. In this podcast they discuss the famous 'bubbler' example and what they call 'oncers,' words for which they only have one citation.
Joan Houston Hall and Luanne von Schneidemesser from the Dictionary of American Regional English discuss the dictionary and words particular to Wisconsin.
Lou & Peter Berryman stop by to talk about English spoken in Wisconsin. They play renditions of "Squirrelly Valley Two Step" and "Da Biggest Cow." The discussion covers how language reflects a sense of place.