Afternoon Shift: #hashtag American language, friends who flake and Brian Bannon

October 24, 2013

WBEZ

(Photo: Flickr/melenita2012)
We talk with Professor Anne Curzan about how electronic media is changing the English language. Writer Elizabeth Gomez breaks down the five different types of “flakers” in her life. Then: Brian Bannon, the Chicago Public Library commissioner joins us.