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Geoffrey Nunberg

Geoffrey Nunberg appears in the following:

Election 2012's Legacy on the English Language

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Geoffrey Nunberg, professor at UC Berkeley's School of Information, language commentator for NPR's Fresh Air and author of Ascent of the A-Word, looks back on what terms, phrases or sayings from the 2012 election season will live on in the popular lexicon.

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Sharp Tongue

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Linguist and author Geoffrey Nunberg discusses his new book The Years of Talking Dangerously and the way in which the media, politicians, and all of us use words to not say what we really mean.

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Sharp Tongue

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Linguist and author Geoffrey Nunberg discusses his new book The Years of Talking Dangerously and the way in which the media, politicians, and all of us use words to not say what we really mean.

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Are You The One? Words or Deeds

Friday, January 11, 2008

Geoffrey Nunberg, linguist and author, Talking Right: How Conservatives Turned Liberalism into a Tax-Raising, Latte-Drinking, Sushi-Eating, Volvo-Driving, New York Times-Reading, Body-Piercing, Hollywood-Loving, Left-Wing Freak Show (Public Affairs 2006), on which is more important words or deeds.

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September 11th: What’s Changed?

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Six years after the attacks, the mood is not as mournful, but there are many palpable changes in how we live our lives. We look at what’s different with the local response to emergencies, how local and national government agencies changed, the difference in our image abroad, is there a ...

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Everyone's Orwell

Tuesday, June 24, 2003

Geoffrey Nunberg, linguist at Stanford University, senior researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information, and Christopher Hitchens columnist for Vanity Fair and author of Why Orwell Matters (Basic Books, 2002) on the 100th birthday of a remarkable ...

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