Daily Archives: July 21, 2008

podcast #13: chants, applause and faux esperanto

It’s non-verbal language this week. That means chants, whistles, grunts and other noises that crowds make.  We consider why one refrain in a White Stripes song has become so popular among European soccer fans. Also, the language of applause. Finally,  the deeply weird story about a TV ad in Esperanto – except it wasn’t Esperanto. Listen here.

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