On today’s show, the guests include, Linguist Ben Bergen, Eric Zorn and Brad Mielke.
Bill and Wendy start the show by recapping the fantastic time they had at Kevin and Serra’s wedding. They then shift gears and react to the shooting at the University of Illinois over the weekend. They also touch on this subject again in the 11 o’clock hour. Bill and Wendy then remember both MLB Pitcher Jose Fernandez and Legendary Golfer Arnold Palmer who both passed away this past Sunday.
Linguist and University of California San Diego Professor Ben Bergen then joins the show, to talk about the roots of swearing and about his new book, ‘What The F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains And Ourselves.’
In the 2nd half of the show, Bill and Wendy welcome in ABC’s Brad Mielke, live from Hofstra University, to preview tonight’s first presidential debate and discusses if fact-checking will be a theme tonight. They close the show talking to listeners about what to expect from tonight’s debate and where they stand on the presidential election.
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