WWOTS 009: What's Interesting Today, Will Be Interesting Tomorrow, And Was Interesting 10 Years Ago?


Our hosts broaden their conversation of grammar by complaining about people not using the plural possessive, schools not teaching grammar, and an exploration of German cases and the echoes of these that remain in English.  They continue with a discussion of people’s interests and why different people are interested in such different things; examining sports and history in particular.  They close by analyzing the media they consume, how long media remains relevant, and what mediums are best for consuming different kinds of information.


Listen to this Episode and Learn:

  • The plural possessive and German cases

  • Interest, where it comes from, and how we can generate it

  • The shelf-life and relevance of different kinds of media consumed in different mediums


Mentioned in the Episode:


No one uses plural possessives


German cases


Native Australian language - Time is described with directions


Dan carlin’s hardcore history - The American Peril Episode


Reeling in the years