Language Use in Confrontational Times Geoffrey Nunberg listens closely to the words we use, and what he hears is a guide to the way America thinks. Join NPR's Neal Conan and Geoffrey Nunberg to discuss his new book Going Nucular.

Guests:

Geoffrey Nunberg
*Author of Going Nucular: Language, Politics, and Culture in Confrontational Times
*Senior researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University
*Chair of the usage panel of The Heritage Dictionary
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Language Use in Confrontational Times

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Language Use in Confrontational Times

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Geoffrey Nunberg listens closely to the words we use, and what he hears is a guide to the way America thinks. Join NPR's Neal Conan and Geoffrey Nunberg to discuss his new book Going Nucular.

Guests:

Geoffrey Nunberg
*Author of Going Nucular: Language, Politics, and Culture in Confrontational Times
*Senior researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University
*Chair of the usage panel of The Heritage Dictionary