15 Best Linguistics Podcasts

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Linguistics Podcasts

Here are 15 Best Linguistics Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. Spectacular Vernacular

Spectacular Vernacular US
A podcast that explores language and plays with it. Linguist Nicole Holliday and Wall Street Journal language columnist Ben Zimmer discuss the ways la...nguage is changing, talk to scholars and writers, and set and solve word puzzles.more
1.4M 1.7M 86.5K 8 episodes / year Avg Length 38 min Feb 2012
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2. A Way with Words

A Way with Words US and the World
A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around th...e world about linguistics, new words, grammar and much more. more
116.1K 29.1K 3 episodes / month Avg Length 54 min Aug 2007
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3. The Allusionist

The Allusionist Adventures in language with Helen Zaltzman. TheAllusionist.org
14.2K 18.7K 6.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 36 min Jan 2015
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4. The History of English Podcast

The History of English Podcast The Spoken History of a Global Language. Kevin Stroud presents the History of English Podcast for word lovers and history buffs.
310 11.3K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 70 min Jun 2012
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5. Babbel | Multilinguish

Babbel | Multilinguish New York, NY
Not multilingual, but language-curious? Explore how language connects us all from the producers at the language-learning app Babbel. In season 1, we d...ig into unsolved linguistic mysteries, sexist robots, the best travel advice you've never heard, if language affects our worldview, which accents are sexist, and more!more
1.6M 3.4K Feb 2019
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6. Bunny Trails: A Word History Podcast

Bunny Trails: A Word History Podcast Wichita, Kansas, USA
Welcome to our whimsical adventure of idioms and other turns of phrase. Each week, we delve into the origins of phrases to find out how they came into... the English language. We tell the story of the phrase from its beginnings to where it is today. Shauna and Dan are two big nerds, so expect some geek culture references, random trivia facts, and loads of laughs!more
44 497 1 episode / week Avg Length 32 min
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7. Slavstvuyte!

Slavstvuyte! A podcast for everyone who is fascinated by Slavic languages
244 2K 1 episode / month Avg Length 11 min Dec 2020
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8. Lingthusiasm - A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics

Lingthusiasm - A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics Listened to all the episodes here and wish there were more. Want to talk with other people who are enthusiastic about linguistics?
4.2K 22.7K 4.9K 1 episode / month Avg Length 40 min
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9. Talk the Talk

Talk the Talk Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Talk the Talk podcast is hosted by Daniel Midgley, Ben Ainslie, and Hedvig Skarsgard. This weekly show is about linguistics, the science of language.
51 7 455 1 episode / month Avg Length 97 min Nov 2010
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EN CLAIR Lancaster, England
A podcast about forensic linguistics, literary detection, language mysteries, spy codes, criminal slang, fake news, lie-detection, rare book heists an...d more!more
2.5K Dec 2018
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11. Conlangery Podcast

Conlangery Podcast Conlangery is a fortnightly podcast focused on conlanging and the conlanging community. Each episode focuses on either linguistics or creative process... topic, or a featured language (natural or constructed). We also put out short episodes on topics that don't warrant a whole hour of gabbing.more
628 1.3K 1 episode / year Avg Length 40 min May 2011
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12. The Vocal Fries

The Vocal Fries The podcast about linguistic discrimination. Learn about how we judge other people's speech as a sneaky way to be racist, sexist, classist, etc. C...arrie and Megan teach you how to stop being an accidental jerk.more
588 7.6K 584 4 episodes / quarter Jul 2017
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13. Words for Granted

Words for Granted Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses linguistic evolution as a way of understanding larger his...torical and cultural changes.more
546 1.2K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 25 min Jun 2016
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14. Accentricity

Accentricity Glasgow, Scotland
Why do we love some accents and hate others? Why do we talk differently in different situations? Does learning a new language really teach you to thin...k differently? In this linguistics podcast, she examines how the way we talk connects to who we are.more
357 1.4K 245 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 37 min
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15. Field Notes

Field Notes Field Notes is a podcast about linguistic fieldwork hosted by Martha Tsutsui Billins. Field Notes aims to share the stories of linguists doing fieldwo...rk to document, describe, and understand how languages (especially endangered/minority languages) work!more
1.1K 1 episode / week Avg Length 38 min
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Linguistics Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Linguistics. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Dina Stankovic slavstvuyte.buzzsprout.com 45
Hosted by Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett. Produ waywordradio.org 23
Shauna Harrison, Dan Pugh bunnytrailspod.com 16
vocalfriespod vocalfriespod.com 11
Helen Zaltzman theallusionist.org 5
Daniel Midgley, Ben Ainslie, and Hedvig Skirgård talkthetalkpodcast.com 4
Kevin Stroud historyofenglishpodcast.com 3
Gretchen McCulloch and Lauren Gawne lingthusiasm.com 3
Conlangery Podcast conlangery.com 3
Martha Tsutsui Billins fieldnotespod.com 2
Accentricity accentricity-podcast.com 1
Manchester Voices accentricity-podcast.com 1
Dina Stankovic/Dragana Valent slavstvuyte.buzzsprout.com 1
Eltinchile eltinchile.com/episodes 4
Machine Learning Street Talk (mlst) podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/machinelearningstreettalk 3
Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells, And Howard Tayler writingexcuses.com 2
Kathy Nelson ordinarily-extraordinary.com/blog-2 2
Mark Liberman languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll 2
New Books Network listennotes.com/podcasts/new-books-in-the-history-of-science-new-LhADXz8jNWS 2
Sol Good Network spreaker.com/show/chat-gpt-podcast 2
The New Mainstream Podcast soundcloud.com/think-now 2
Viki Voice Coach anchor.fm/v-v09 2
Acid Horizon feeds.buzzsprout.com/1064269 1
Aphasia Access aphasiaaccess.org/podcasts 1
Azren The Language Nerd anchor.fm/polyglotazren 1
Buffering: A Rewatch Adventure cms.megaphone.fm/channel/SBP9328962318 1
Fluent In 3 Months fluentin3months.com/podcast 1
Heather podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/the-future-is-bilingual 1
Jason Heron & Jordan Piano shows.acast.com/parentingtoolspod 1
Justin Grammens feeds.buzzsprout.com/1101152 1
Mathias Nordvig And Daniel Farrand nordicmythologypodcast.buzzsprout.com 1
Nick Quient, Nick And Allison Quient splitframeofreference.com/podcast-2 1
Rebecca, Journey, And Nicole whattheforensics.ca/episodes 1
Redfox Ai anchor.fm/the-artificial-podcast 1
Rnz rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/voices 1
The 80000 Hours Team 80000hours.org/podcast/episodes 1
The John Howell Show wlsam.com/john-howell 1
The Pwc Network/pwc Llc thepwcnetwork.podbean.com 1
Uncle Fox rss.com/podcasts/fight4ourexistence 1
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/religion-faith/jewish-studies 22
New Books Network newbooksnetwork.com/category/science-technology/neuroscience 14
Joanna Penn thecreativepenn.com/podcasts 12
Telamon Tabulicus podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/telamon-tabulicus 11
James Mcelvenny hiphilangsci.net 10
Cyn And Isaac simplygoodform.ca/podcasts/hey-cis 9
Heather Broster dailyitalianwords.com 9
Lexitecture lexitecture.com/episodes 8
Curiouscast globalnews.ca/bc/program/the-simi-sara-show 7
Uctv: Uc San Diego podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL3BvZGNhc3QudWN0di50di91Y3R2X2V2b2x1dGlvbi5yc3M 7
Connecticut Public Radio ctpublic.org/show/the-colin-mcenroe-show 6
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Linguistics Podcasts By Category

Total 47 Podcasts. Email us to Request Spreadsheet with email contacts at anuj@feedspot.com. Learn more.
Category No. of Podcasts
Tolkien Podcasts 22
Etymology Podcasts 10