Win Tickets ($70): A Way With Words @ Mission Theater | Comedy Podcast Looking at Language Throughout History, Culture & Family

We are giving away a pair of tickets to A Way With Words @ Mission Theater  on November 30. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, November 26.



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From our sponsors:
A Way With Words
November 30, 2018
All Ages | 7 p.m. Doors, 8 p.m. Show | $30 ADV, $35 Doors
More info: mcmenamins.com

Mission Theater
1624 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209

A Way with Words is a fun and funny public radio program and podcast about language examined through history, culture, and family. Its mission is to change the way you think about language. The program is heard by broadcast and podcast across the United States and around the world by more than a half-million listeners each week.

It’s produced by Wayword, Inc., a nonprofit whose mission is to promote lifelong learning, better human communication, and the value of a thing well-said or well-written. Call or write with your language questions at any time: (877) 929-9673 (toll-free in the US and Canada) or just email us: [email protected].

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42 Responses to Win Tickets ($70): A Way With Words @ Mission Theater | Comedy Podcast Looking at Language Throughout History, Culture & Family

  1. Veronica Alley November 13, 2018 at 12:12 pm #

    Sounds fascinating! Would love to take a writer friend.

  2. Molly D November 13, 2018 at 12:14 pm #

    Oh goodness this sounds fascinating! I’ve always loved the study of words and language and would live to see this live!

  3. kay November 13, 2018 at 12:16 pm #

    this sounds really interesting. I am fascinated by language and am curious to see how they would put something like this on.

  4. Carmen November 13, 2018 at 12:24 pm #

    I love the idea of changing the way you think – it’s a hard thing to do but so amazing when it happens. This sounds awesome!

  5. Suzanne L. November 13, 2018 at 12:58 pm #

    I’d love to go to this!

  6. Bogdan November 13, 2018 at 1:06 pm #

    I would love to attend this. To someone who is multi-lingual, the topic of language has always been of interest.

  7. Kevin Hewitt November 13, 2018 at 1:14 pm #

    Want to take my wife of 30+ years, who has taught me that its all about words

  8. Angela S November 13, 2018 at 3:40 pm #

    This sounds positively delightful and engaging.

  9. Anne November 13, 2018 at 3:57 pm #

    Thank you! Word origin: Dutch/German

  10. Nancy Glassman November 13, 2018 at 4:54 pm #

    Sounds like a great podcast to listen to and an even better evening out to see live.

  11. Katelyn L Hays November 13, 2018 at 7:55 pm #

    Would love it!

  12. Peter Hope November 14, 2018 at 9:14 am #

    Learning new things is the way the brain grows. A new look at language totally fascinates me. I am only monolingual, but know phrases in over 20 different languages.

  13. Miriam November 14, 2018 at 9:40 am #

    Beautiful! My brother and I were JUST marveling at the way my grandma put words together that somehow made sense when you talked to her, but could almost be nonsense if someone else said it. Part of that “family language” thing. I love words. Would love to check this out to see how they put the pieces together! Thank you,

  14. Christopher Griffin November 14, 2018 at 1:01 pm #

    I need comedy, communication, intelligence, and eye opening writing to survive

  15. Jasmine Jay-Bonn November 15, 2018 at 3:22 pm #

    Fascinating premise, sounds like a fun night!

  16. Paul November 15, 2018 at 3:35 pm #

    I would so love to take my SO to this. Such a word nerd she is :).

  17. Glenn November 15, 2018 at 4:46 pm #

    I’d love to go because my wife often gets all talkie, talkie about better communication!!!

  18. Bobbie November 15, 2018 at 6:13 pm #

    I love words. When you need them for their meaning they’re there.

  19. Surrly November 17, 2018 at 12:53 am #

    Just started listening to this show about a month or so ago and now they’re coming to my town. Would love to see them in person. Because I loves the words, all of them. Even the ugly ones.

  20. surrly November 17, 2018 at 12:56 am #

    I use words all the time! And I love this show. I volunteer to win.

  21. Surrly November 17, 2018 at 12:57 am #

    Pick me! I’ve commented three times now and none of them have been posted. Three times! That’s how much I want to win.

  22. Brad baymon November 19, 2018 at 11:38 am #

    Well i’ve been told I am the creator of the universe, so partaking in a show about language seems like it will be a linguistic good time

  23. Aleks November 19, 2018 at 4:37 pm #

    I could use a laugh!

  24. Carey November 19, 2018 at 7:59 pm #

    It’s my favorite podcast that’s released on a Sunday. Well, other than Car Talk and Mortified.

  25. Kristi November 20, 2018 at 12:35 pm #

    Yes! Would love to take my daughter. Sounds so much fun!

  26. Lydia November 20, 2018 at 12:36 pm #

    This sounds so great, I’d love to go!

  27. Jennifer Kerns November 20, 2018 at 12:53 pm #

    This sounds interesting and a nice alternative to dinner and a movie. Please consider us.

  28. Kirstin November 20, 2018 at 1:06 pm #

    Love this podcast! Would be so fun to attend!

  29. Brig November 20, 2018 at 2:01 pm #

    Keep Portland Wordy

  30. Sommers Ebright November 20, 2018 at 9:59 pm #

    This would be amazing! Please ! Pick me!

  31. Sommers Ebright November 20, 2018 at 11:23 pm #

    Interesting! SOunds like a good time!

  32. Robin November 21, 2018 at 8:02 am #

    This sounds great!!

  33. Peggy Alter November 21, 2018 at 8:34 am #

    Words convey information and allow expression. They also share a person’s culture, philosophy, background, attitude and much more through choice and tone. I would like to be more aware of word choice and meaning to enable better communication, understanding and connection in my relationships and encounters.

  34. Suzie November 21, 2018 at 2:39 pm #

    Am currently creating a podcast with a friend and write as my artistic outlet. I would love to add this very pertinent information to my tool belt. Thanks for your time!

  35. Christie November 21, 2018 at 4:08 pm #

    I’ve been told I have a way with words!

  36. Ellen November 21, 2018 at 8:33 pm #

    Sounds fun!

  37. Amber November 22, 2018 at 3:50 am #

    Yes! I’ll go!

  38. Aaron November 22, 2018 at 1:19 pm #

    Sacre bleu, this looks good!

  39. Ruth Ferris November 23, 2018 at 6:23 pm #

    I grew up with a love of word puzzles and jokes. I can’t wait to see this show.

  40. Rebecca Blomquist November 24, 2018 at 3:47 pm #

    I love this podcast so much! Pick me.

  41. Heather Jones November 25, 2018 at 9:57 pm #

    As a language major, I’m very interested.

  42. Nicole Jonak November 27, 2018 at 12:40 pm #

    Speech-language pathologist here! I am interested!

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