Word Bomb

Language moves fast-and Word Bomb is here to help. Unpacking one explosive word per week, hosts Pippa Johnstone and Karina Palmitesta talk to experts and dive deep into lived experiences to share stories the dictionary doesn't tell you.


Air Date: October 15, 2019 - 16:37
Dude, that's craaazy. Pippa and Karina discuss the subtle ways that ableist language can creep into casual conversation.
Air Date: October 08, 2019 - 25:19
With an opioid epidemic sweeping North America, there has never been a more urgent time to question how we talk about people who use drugs.
Air Date: October 01, 2019 - 26:03
Polyamory in North America is on the rise-and it's a linguistic wellspring of new words for Pippa and Karina to discuss.
Air Date: September 26, 2019 - 00:58
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