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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One response to “podcast #13: chants, applause and faux esperanto

  1. I doubt whether genuine Esperanto speakers would worry, bearing in mind the thousands of pounds of free publicity Esperanto has received.

    If you want to see the real Esperanto however you might like to see http://www.lernu.net

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