Tue, 23 Dec 14
25 days remaining
Michael Rosen talks to Oxfam's media officer on Ebola, Ian Bray, about the language we use about the disease, both in this country and in Liberia, where he's been based. Michael asks linguists Louise Sylvester and Laura Wright about the words we've used though history to describe ill health and epidemics, and what they tell us about changing attitudes to disease.
Tue, 16 Dec 14
18 days remaining
Michael Rosen finds out about the first sounds, words and phrases that babies recognise and learn to say. He talks to author Tom Chatfield and his 15-month-old son, and to linguists Laura Wright and Kriszta Szendroi.
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