podcast #33: Language and personality, and skirt-and-blouse politics in Ghana

Does Barack Obama’s bilingual nominee for Commerce Secretary Bill Richardson have an English-speaking personality and a Spanish-speaking personality? A prominent bilingual scholar says many people develop differently depending on which language they’re using. Also, Mexican-American singer Julieta Venegas is bilingual but she sings in only one language…and the strange shorthand of Ghanaian electoral politics. Listen in iTunes or here.


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