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The Resource Fry's English Delight, Series 2

Fry's English Delight, Series 2

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Fry's English Delight, Series 2
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Fry's English Delight, Series 2
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A second BBC Radio 4 series of Stephen Fry's witty and incisive programmes looking at the oddities of the English language.Includes four 30-minute Radio 4 programmes presented by Stephen Fry indulging his delight in the English language.So Wrong It's Right - Stephen Fry examines how 'wrong' English can become right English, such as more people use the word 'wireless' in a computer context than in a radio one. With help from a lexicographer, an educationalist a Times Sub Editor and a judge, Fry examines the way usage changes language.Speaking Proper - Stephen Fry looks at the changes in what we used to call 'elocution'.Hello - Stephen Fry offers a 'sweetie' in the form of an investigation into the planet's most universally understood word.The Joy of Gibberish - Stephen Fry investigates the phenomenon of gibberish - what it is, why we write and speak and sing it, and why we enjoy it so much. Words like awaopbopbaloobop awop bam bam and Bill and Ben's contemporary sounding catchphrase: blogalog.As heard on Radio 4 during in August 2009
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  • Humor (Nonfiction)
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Fry's English Delight, Series 2
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9781408440179
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Label
Fry's English Delight, Series 2
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:2d51e671-6dd4-466f-b3ff-48854499cd3d
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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True
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9781408440179
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
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True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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