Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth

Michael Rosen shares his love of words and looks at our lives past and present through the prism of language.

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  • 14 Apr 15: The Pedant

    Tue, 14 Apr 15

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    What is a pedant, and where does pedantry come from? Michael Rosen and Laura Wright discuss with Times writer Oliver Kamm, who describes himself as a "reformed pedant". Producer Beth O'Dea.

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  • wom:07 Apr 15 Landscape Language

    Tue, 7 Apr 15

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    Michael Rosen and Laura Wright talk to Dominick Tyler about the evocative words he's collecting, words that people use to describe features in the British landscape - from Dingle to Desire Path.. Dominick Tyler is the author of Uncommon Ground: A word-lover's guide to the British landscape, and with his Landreader Project he aims to create a glossary of the British landscape.

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