Edwin Battistella on Pronouns - Episode 2 - The Side Comment


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For the second episode of The Side Comment, we are joined by Edwin Battistella, author of "Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels: Insulting the President, from Washington to Trump," to teach us five important things about pronouns. Edwin L. Battistella teaches linguistics and writing at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, where he has served as a dean and as interim provost. His books include "Bad Language: Are Some Words Better than Others?" and "Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology.' He writes a monthly column, "Between the Lines with Edwin Battistella," for the Oxford University Press blog. Learn more about "Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels: Insulting the President, from Washington to Trump" here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/dangerous-crooked-scoundrels-9780190050900 Listen on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bl7CdWPpnc The Side Comment Crew: Executive Producer: Steven Filippi Host: Katelyn Philips Associate Producers: Katelyn Phillips, Cassandra Ammerman

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