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.

Updated: weekly
Episodes available for: 30 days
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  • 05 May 13MB

    wom: 05 May 15: Colour Words

    Michael Rosen and Laura Wright talk to Carole Biggam about the ways in which we name and describe colours, and how

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 28 Apr 13MB

    wom: 28 Apr 15: Naming Family Relationships - Step, Half or 'Blended'?

    Michael Rosen & Dr Laura Wright consider the names we give to our family relationships: stepmother, half-brother or

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 21 Apr 13MB

    wom: 21 APR 15: A Language Without Words

    Michael Rosen & Laura Wright ask Julian Barratt of The Mighty Boosh and director Steve Oram about inventing a language

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 14 Apr 13MB

    wom: 14 Apr 15: The Pedant

    What is a pedant, and where does pedantry come from? Michael Rosen and Laura Wright discuss with Times writer Oliver

    Duration: 28 mins

  • 07 Apr 13MB

    wom:07 Apr 15 Landscape Language

    Michael Rosen and Laura Wright talk to Dominick Tyler about the evocative words he's collecting, words that people use

    Duration: 28 mins