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Fresh Air language commentator Geoff Nunberg became a regular contributor to Fresh Air in 1987. Nicole Katano, 2012 hide caption

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Linguist Geoff Nunberg, Who Explored Our Ever-Changing Language, Dies At 75

Nunberg became a contributor to Fresh Air in 1987. He wasn't interested in scolding people for not following the rules; he wanted to explore how language changes over time. He died Tuesday at 75.

Fresh Air language commentator Geoff Nunberg became a regular contributor to Fresh Air in 1987. Nicole Katano, 2012 hide caption

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Linguist Geoff Nunberg, Who Explored Our Ever-Changing Language, Dies At 75

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