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Words, coffee, and urban planning: Eli Burnstein on the Dictionary of Fine Distinctions

Words, coffee, and urban planning: Eli Burnstein on the Dictionary of Fine Distinctions

Update: 2024-05-09
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984. This week, we talk about the subtle differences between words such as "stock" or "broth," "street" or "boulevard," "maze" or "labyrinth" and more with Eli Burnstein, author of "The Dictionary of Fine Distinctions." Confusion about colors got him started on this path, but along the way, he gained insights into language, culture, and the subtle differences that shape meanings.

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Words, coffee, and urban planning: Eli Burnstein on the Dictionary of Fine Distinctions

Words, coffee, and urban planning: Eli Burnstein on the Dictionary of Fine Distinctions

Mignon Fogarty, Eli Burnstein