John McWhorter on 1930s American English.

How Did Americans Talk a Hundred Years Ago?

How Did Americans Talk a Hundred Years Ago?

A show about the mysteries of English.
March 21 2017 4:31 PM

1930s American English Was Profane, Parochial, and Provincial

John McWhorter time-travels to 1930 and eavesdrops on American English.

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