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

    28 mins

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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

    28 mins

    17 days remaining

    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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