Houston Matters

Full Show: Mixing Politics And Culture, And Studying Houston Dialects (March 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We get an update on the latest explosion in Texas and whether it's connected to four others in Austin. Then, we discuss whether or not celebrities, athletes and other public figures should weigh in on political matters. Plus, a local researcher tells us about her work studying the ways Houstonians speak. And we visit an exhibit of African art.

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Houston Matters for Thurs. Oct. 31, 2013

Posted on · Happy Halloween y’all! On today’s show…we discuss how to talk like a Texan. Specifically, we’ll explore words, phrases, and dialects that are more common in Texas than elsewhere, and we’ll discuss variations on word usage and accents from one area of Texas to another. We welcome your questions for folklorist and UH English Professor Dr. Carl […]