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- Naomi Baron Professor of linguistics and Executive Director of the Center for Teaching, Research and Learning World Languages and Cultures at American University.
- Mike Rugnetta Host, PBS Web Series Idea Channel
- Gretchen McCulloch Editor, "Lexicon Valley" at Slate; Author, "All Things Linguistic" blog
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