The Record (KUOW), “Ben Zimmer On Having And Eating Cake”

September 6, 2013

Interview on KUOW’s “The Record” about the expression “having your cake and eat it too.” (Sept. 6, 2013)

You can’t have your cake and eat it too, but how are you supposed to eat cake you don’t have? Language guru Ben Zimmer is back today and he explains the whole having, eating and not having cake thing. And what that has to do with how the Unabomber was captured. Really.

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