Martha Barnette: linguist and lexicographer; and Grant Barrett lexicographer and dictionary editor specializing in slang and new words; both co-hosts and co-producers of the “A Way with Words” show on WFYI, speak with Phil Glende about their show, the Schick Lecture Series, and the largest and most important dictionary collection in the world, the Cordell Collection.
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WISU listeners also can hear a special locally produced show, “All Things Wabash Valley,” every Wednesday at 8 p.m. The show features guests from ISU and throughout the Wabash Valley and covers issues of interest in Terre Haute and surrounding communities. “All Things Wabash Valley” is recorded and produced by students at Indiana State. Previous broadcasts can be found elsewhere on this website.