The Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC), “Bolster, Explicate and Amplify Your Vocabulary”

August 20, 2014

Interviewed on WNYC’s “The Leonard Lopate Show” on techniques to boost your vocabulary. (Aug. 20, 2014)

Ben Zimmer, linguist, lexicographer, and language columnist for The Wall Street Journal, quizzes us on what words mean and explains the often misunderstood history of common words in our lexicon. He’ll also answer listener questions. Zimmer is the executive producer of and the Visual Thesaurus.

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