Mastering Midwestern Speech, And A Fable By Ralph Nader

Dec 20, 2016

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader talks about human impact on other species in his latest book 'Animal Envy.'
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Do you drink pop ... or soda? Do you wash something or "warsh" it? Those answers depend on where you grew up. Today, we learn How to Speak Midwesternand discover why the Heartland dialect is so different from our Illinois and Minnesota neighbors. Then, consumer advocate Ralph Nader shares an important message in his latest book, Animal Envy, a fable akin to Charlotte's Web and Animal Farm.