We generally think about language as a THING: letters, sounds, signs. But little bits of silence or invisibility are found surprisingly often in language.
Episode 23 of Lingthusiasm, the podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics, is a tour through the various kinds of linguistic nothings 🎧💚🕳️
Listen here or on your favourite podcast app https://soundcloud.com/lingthusiasm/23-when-nothing-means-something
@gretchenmcc This was a really enjoyable episode! The business with "wanna" was kind of mindblowing.
@RoaldTK it blew my mind when I first learned it too!
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