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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (44 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stephen Fry Narrator: Stephen Fry Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Stephen Fry hosts this programme on the joys of the English language - as heard on BBC Radio 4. The English language is chock-full of maritime metaphors: cock up, taken aback, chip on your shoulder, and show a leg. And, with the help of a Greek removals firm, we also find the origin of the word 'metaphor'. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jan | 11/15/2013

    " This was fun to listen to. 5 radio episodes of Stephen Fry talking about language, class and advertising. "

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    " Discusses puns, gender, contradiction, metaphor, pronunciation, vocabulary, prevalence and history of the English language. "

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    " Interesting audio book about the English language "

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    " Brilliant & funny. "

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