An Astronaut, a Catalan, and Two Linguists Walk Into a Bar…
Season 8, Episode 2
In this live episode of “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know,” we learn why New York has skinny skyscrapers, how to weaponize water, and what astronauts talk about in space. Joining Stephen J. Dubner as co-host is the linguist John McWhorter; Bari Weiss (The New York Times) is the real-time fact-checker.
To find out more, check out the podcast from which this hour was drawn: “An Astronaut, a Catalan, and Two Linguists Walk Into a Bar…”