WIWpodcast41.mp3

Forget humans. Why not date a language? That's what Keith Brooks is doing. He's checking out 37 languages with a view to getting serious with one of them -- after he's played the field a bit. Also, strange things happen to the pitch of women's voices during ovulation. Plus, we chow down sideways with a Yiddish word, and hear the tale of the chant from Cameroon that's been popularized by Michael Jackson and Rihanna.<img id="pri-insights" src="http://api.pri.org/insights/?story=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pri.org%2Fstories%2F... />

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