Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four programmes published in October2010, as heard on BBC Radio 4.
The Trial of Qwerty - The 'Qwerty' keyboard faces charges of conspiracy to obstruct the English language. But who was Mr Qwerty?
He Said, She Said - Do men and women really say what they mean? Also Stephen investigates sex, domination, gender, power, and sex changes (as only he can).
Accentuate the Negative - We discover that 'no' can mean 'yes'. And why you should never mess with Mr In Between...
Future Conditional - Stephen looks to the future with some predictions. Will robots be able to read novels? How much will our computers be able to understand us? Will English rule - or change? And then there's a question about a duck...
Fry's English Delight Series 1 and 2 could be found on ET here:
These programs were recorded during the live broadcast of the series. Each program is above 28 mins. The rar-archive contains four mp3 files (128kBit/s, 48kHz).
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