Stephen Fry - Fry's English Delight: Series Two
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The second series of Stephen Fry's witty and incisive programs looking at the oddities of the English language. The three 30-minute episodes include:So Wrong It's Right—Fry examines how "wrong" English can become right English. With help from a lexicographer, an educationalist, a Times Sub Editor, and a judge, Fry examines the way usage changes language. Speaking Proper—Fry looks at the changes in what we used to call "elocution. «Hello» — Fry offers a "sweetie" in the form of an investigation into the planet's most universally understood word.
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