“The House is Building”?Why you never learned the passival tense, even though it used to be proper English grammar.
How English Lost Its GendersListen to Slate’s show about how a simple quirk of grammar may affect the way we think.
For He/She’s a Jolly Bad PronounListen to Slate’s show about whether English needs a gender-neutral alternative.
The Meaning of ScrabbleListen to Slate’s show about how much language really matters in the hugely popular word game.
Is Black English a Dialect or a Language?Listen to Slate’s show about America’s fraught relationship with Ebonics.