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Olly Richards

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Olly Richards is a foreign language expert and teacher. He speaks eight languages and has authored over 30 books. He has appeared in international press, from the BBC and the Independent to El País and Gulf News. He has featured in languagedocumentaries and authored language courses for the Open University.Olly started learning his first foreign language at the age of 19, when he bought a one-way ticket to Paris. With no exposure to languages growing up, and no natural talent for languages, Olly had to figure out how to learn French from scratch. Twenty years later, Olly has studied languages from around the world...

Gretchen McCulloch

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Gretchen McCulloch is an internet linguist and the author of Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language. She is the Resident Linguist at Wired and the co-creator of Lingthusiasm, a podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics. She lives in Montreal, but also on the internet.