Lexicon Valley: The evolution of the expression "What is it like?"

What Do We Mean When We Ask What Something Is Like?

What Do We Mean When We Ask What Something Is Like?

A show about the mysteries of English.
Aug. 10 2015 11:11 AM

What Do We Mean When We Ask What Something Is Like?

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss “A literary history of the strange expression ‘what is it like?’ ”—an article by lexicographer Anne Seaton.

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In this episode, Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss Anne Seaton’s English Today article, “A literary history of the strange expression ‘what is it like?’

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