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Grant Barrett

Grant Barrett is a lexicographer specializing in slang, jargon and new usage. He is also co-host and co-producer of the nationwide public radio show A Way With Words, and author of Perfect English Grammar. Grant joins WGN Radio’s Karen Conti to talk about common language mistakes and the fascinating history behind many common phrases.

You can find Karen Conti on Facebook. The Karen Conti Show airs Sundays from 7pm-9pm.

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