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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

Episodes air Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International.

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Jan 25, 2017

Contrary to what we’re often told as children, words can hurt us just as badly as sticks and stones. Does that mean words should be subject to the same regulation as other weapons? We sat down with Duke professor of linguistics, Michael Newcity, and Washington Post reporter, Janell Ross, to explore freedom of speech, offensive language, and political correctness.