A second BBC Radio 4 series of Fry's English Delight; Stephen Fry's witty and incisive programmes looking at the oddities of the English language.
Includes three 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.
'...entertaining and surprisingly intelligent' The Observer
A second BBC Radio 4 series of Fry's English Delight; Stephen Fry's witty and incisive programmes looking at the oddities of the English language
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