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I am the very model of a modern Broadway patter song

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I am the very model of a modern Broadway patter song

PRI - Evan Chung

From the very beginning of musical theater, composers have dazzled their audiences with a certain kind of rapid-fire, tongue twisting number. It’s a Broadway staple known as the “patter song.” John McWhorter, professor of linguistics at Columbia University and host of the podcast “Lexicon Valley,” …

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