Parsing The Election Buzzwords03:05

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The 2016 election season is young but it has already given rise to dozens of buzzwords and phrases. They're hard to avoid: kids' table, New York values, democratic socialist. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Ben Zimmer, executive editor of and a language columnist for The Wall Street Journal.


This segment aired on February 19, 2016.

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