Parsing The Election BuzzwordsPlay
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 Vocabulary.com and a language columnist for The Wall Street Journal.
- Ben Zimmer, linguist and lexicographer. He's executive editor of Vocabulary.com, and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He tweets @bgzimmer.
This segment aired on February 19, 2016.