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The Afterword: A Conversation About the Future of Words

Oct 18, 2021

Is language a miracle? Or is it a playground? Maybe it's just a form of communication? Regardless, using words to understand and be understood is a basic human need. How do we navigate jargon, dialects and figurative language? Where do our words come from and why does it matter? 

Brian P Cleary is an author and speaker whose books entertain and educate. Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett are co-hosts of Way With Words, the radio show that examines the history, culture and background of words. This trio of guests share insight that helps us learn how to capitalize on the words we use.