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Grant Barrett is radio host, public speaker, lexicographer and journalist.
He is co-host of the language-related public radio show A Way with Words, independently produced in and distributed from San Diego and broadcast each week to hundreds of thousands of listeners in including those tuned to our RADIO IQ and RADIO IQ With BBC News networks.
A Way With Words is a weekly, hour-long, national, caller-based program about language. Author Martha Barnette and lexicographer Grant Barrett take calls about slang, grammar, linguistic heirlooms, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, and speaking and writing well.
By looking at the world through the lens of language, A Way With Words offers a brand-new perspective on politics, pop culture, history, sports, music, science, literature, and foreign cultures.
Funny, informative, and fast-paced, each hour-long episode includes a word puzzle and slang quiz.