Communication http://publicradiotulsa.org en "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/vex-hex-smash-smooch-encore-presentation <p>(Please note: This program originally aired last year.) On this installment of our show, better living through savvy verb deployment. Our guest is Constance Hale, the bestselling author of "Sin and Syntax" and other books on language, writing, and word choice. A veteran journalist and teacher, Hale has a new book out called "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing." It's a work in four chapters, each as informative as it is entertaining, and it's that rare example of a "how to" book on English usage that's genuinely accessible from start to finish. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:09:23 +0000 Rich Fisher 36272 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch" (Encore presentation.) "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/vex-hex-smash-smooch <p>On this installment of our show, better living through savvy verb deployment. Our guest is Constance Hale, the bestselling author of "Sin and Syntax" and other books on language, writing, and word choice. A veteran journalist and teacher, Hale has a new book out called "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch: Let Verbs Power Your Writing." It's a work in four chapters, each as informative as it is entertaining, and it's that rare example of a "how to" book on English usage that's genuinely accessible from start to finish. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:19:43 +0000 Rich Fisher 28818 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch" "The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/search-worlds-most-extraordinary-language-learners-encore-presentation <p>On this edition of our show, which originally aired back in February, we hear from the writer and linguistic scholar Michael Erard, who&#39;s written about language for Science, Seed, Wired, The Atlantic, The New York Times, New Scientist, and other publications. Fri, 08 Jun 2012 17:16:03 +0000 Rich Fisher 20181 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners" (Encore presentation.)