Listen to Episode 28 of Slate’s The Gist:
Today on The Gist, why Chipotle has become an important battleground for open-carry advocates in Texas. Then Mike and language maven Ben Yagoda discuss their pet peeves against words like amongst, and revel in the American glottal stop. Yagoda’s new book is You Need to Read This. Plus, this is what it sounds like when Mike spiels about doves crying.
TODAY IN SLATE
I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.
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