Sarah Thomason http://michiganradio.org en Politics of Language (Part 1) http://michiganradio.org/post/politics-language-part-1 <p>Political rhetoric can be confusing and combative. We hear lots of political phrases that we quickly find absorbed into our everyday conversations. But what influence do these powerful words and phrases have on us? Over the next few days we&rsquo;ll be taking a look at the politics of language. In part one of our series Michigan Radio&#39;s Jennifer White talks with Dr. Sarah Thomason, Chair of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan.</p> Wed, 21 Sep 2011 21:37:56 +0000 Jennifer White & Mercedes Mejia 4244 at http://michiganradio.org Politics of Language (Part 1)