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Torris Fairley

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It's been fun for me to watch the local standup comedy scene grow and transform over the years, and be able to cover it for a good portion of the...

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Episode #263 &ndash; The Aces

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The Science of Swearing

Benjamin Bergen is a cognitive scientist and he loves swearing. He actually studies it for a living. In a fascinating book, Bergen examines why we use swear words, why they’re so powerful, and how they work in our language and on our minds. Swearing, he says, can be useful, funny, and...

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