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In 2012, '50 Shades' Of Nearly Everything04:13

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Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin explores the literary and linguistic phenomenon given life by the romantic novel Fifty Shades of Grey with book critic Ron Charles of The Washington Post. Hardly a day goes by without some reporter or commentator describing very different circumstances through the lens of "fifty shades" of something, and Charles explains why.

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