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How The Pandemic Has Shaped Our Language

A medical professional performs the COVID-19 test at a drive up testing site in Merrillville, Indiana.
Justin Hicks
Indiana Public Broadcasting

This show originally aired on September 24, 2020.

The pandemic has changed everything, including our language. Words that we never used before have become commonplace, and in some cases, new words have been created to describe new experiences.

Coming up, Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty returns to talk about punctuation and how language is adapting to the pandemic.


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