Swear words are generally a no-go in the media. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jesse Scheidlower, president of the American Dialect Society, about why we need more obscenities in our daily lives.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Francesca Marciano about her new book, The Other Language, a collection of stories about characters experiencing new cultures and taking on new identities.
Drug courts were established 25 years ago, transforming the legal response to drug addicts. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to West Huddleston, CEO of an association of drug court professionals.
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