Jan 23, 2009

Geoff Nunberg Discusses Obama's Inaugural Address on "Fresh Air"

From NPR's "Fresh Air" (from WHYY)

Analyzing The Text Of Obama's Inaugural Address

By Geoff Nunberg

Although many Americans heard Barack Obama's inauguration speech, they probably weren't listening for plyptotons and catachresis — but Geoff Nunberg was.

Nunberg teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Information, and he is the former chair of the American Heritage Dictionary usage panel.


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