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Patrick Cox

Covers:  global english, linguistics research, language, endangered languages, language and identity, translation industry, chinese, spanish

The @lingopod World in Words podcast is me and @porzucki

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At The World, I switch between editing and reporting, broadcasting and podcasting, in-depth series and tweeting, the US and the UK. Words connect what I do. On a good day, those words are English and intelligible. Since 2008, I have been running The World's language desk and hosting a podcast ca...

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@patricox — 3,560 followers, 8,190 tweets

If you’re interested in language revitalization this thread is essential reading. 
RT @_RichardHall: Americans, if you disagree with the president that the world is one big shithole, you should be listening to…
RT @ill_iterate: the “pa” in neon signs for “pachinko” tends to break bc of the letter’s intricate tube design, leaving us with a lo…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Statehouse news reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Never as a journalist.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Hildy Johnson, played by Rosalind Russell in His Girl Friday.