Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Friday, December 31, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Grammar rocks
    If music is a language, its lyrics are flying in the face of the rules of English grammar. Midmorning explores the grammatical slip-ups that make popular music great, but still irk the experts.9:06 a.m.
    Roy Peter Clark: Vice President and Senior Scholar The Poynter Institute. His latest book is "The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English."
    Mark Wheat: DJ at 89.3 The Current.
  • The year in words with Anatoly Liberman
    New words become part of the language every year, and sometimes familiar words become part of the public discourse in new and interesting ways. Midmorning looks at the words that people were using in 2010.10:06 a.m.
    Anatoly Liberman: Professor in the Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch at the University of Minnesota. His most recent book is "an Analytic Dictionary of English Etymology."

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