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Language unites and divides us. It mystifies and delights us. Patrick Cox and Kavita Pillay tell the stories of people with all kinds of linguistic passions: comedians, writers, researchers; speakers of endangered languages; speakers of multiple languages; and just speakers—people like you and me.
 
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We were kindly supplied a review copy of Kill Team: Octarius and Kill Team Compendium. Welcome to episode 10 of Realm Rift, sorry it's late. In today's episode Gary and Tom give us their first thoughts on the new Kill Team rules. To be clear this is before they played their first game, so opinions may change. If you would like to help support the p…
 
Welcome to episode 9 of Realm Rift. In today's episode Gary and Tom set up the backstory of their Path To Glory by playing part 1 of the amazing game The Quiet year by Avery Alder. You can find a PDF of the game at https://buriedwithoutceremony.com/the-quiet-year as well as the deluxe physical version, it's really really good. If you would like to …
 
Welcome to episode 8 of Realm Rift. In today's episode we cover the awesome 40k preview stream, which contained bucketloads of new greenskins and an entirely new and unexpected version of Kill Team! Talking points: Orks vs Tyranids was the worst idea, Kill Team, Orks on another level, Tom doesn’t hate all guard models which is surprising. If you wo…
 
Welcome to episode 7 of Realm Rift. In today's episode we cover the awesome recent Age Of Sigmar Stream. We got buckets full of Stormcast Eternals and a couple of pretty sweet Kruleboyz monsters. Talking points: Tom hates Vengorian Lords, Dominion Audiobook, AOS 3, SCE, Kruleboyz. If you would like to help support the podcast, then please leave us …
 
Welcome to episode 6 of Realm Rift, or episode 1 of The Weekly Rift. We aren't sure which it is. In this episode Gary runs Tom through the lore from the Age Of Sigmar Dominion box. We can't wait to get these 2 forces on the table for an epic showdown. Talking points: Gary's 1 turn of 40k, names are hard, Destruction Behaving Badly, War At Amberston…
 
With the Scripps National Spelling Bee back after a Covid-enforced year off, we conduct our very own spelling quiz. Also, Kavita Pillay offers her take on why Indian American kids perform so well in spelling bees. And author and self-described “crummy" speller David Wolman tells us why he wrote a history of English spelling and the many attempts to…
 
A free, review copy of Dominion was kindly supplied to us by Games Workshop. Welcome to episode 5 of Realm Rift! In this episode Tom and Gary cover the awesome Path To Glory, narrative game system found in the Core Rulebook of Age Of Sigmar 3rd edition. Talking points: Gary's Death Guard, Tom's Sons of Behemat, Monty's bird rampage, Path To Gary, T…
 
In 2012, a children’s book in Sweden sparked a nationwide debate— not about the book’s content but a three-letter word used by the main character. Hen was a relatively new, gender-neutral pronoun which challenged Swedish grammar norms. The use of hen tapped into a conversation the country was already having about gender and equality. Can the introd…
 
If you’re under the impression that encyclopedias and dictionaries in the West were always organized from A to Z, think again. We have chosen to classify knowledge in many ways, each reflecting the values of the age. Patrick Cox speaks with Judith Flanders, author of A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order about the centur…
 
What a weekend we've had! Not only did we have arguably the best Warhammer Preview to date, but the full Realm Rift repetoire recorded a show AND edited it! So here it is. Come and join on a journey to fanboy nirvana as we chat everything from why "abs maketh the ghost" to Andy's least favourite model, and evrything else the preview had to offer. A…
 
It might be February now - but in this episode Gary and Tom chat about their hobby from 2020 and what they've got planned for 2021... which they are 100% committed to and won't change their minds - nope, not even once... probably. Well, maybe - doubtfully, really. Please join us for some sweet hobby chat! If you would like to help support the podca…
 
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