Episodes

October 8, 2020
001: Profanity

What makes a word profane? Why are my swear words different from my parents'? If swearing is so bad, why do we do it? And what can a culture's swear words tell us about the things they hold taboo? Today's guest is Dr. Benjamin K. Bergen, professor of cognitive science at UC San Diego and […]

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September 30, 2020
Trailer

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