Michael Rosen continues the series exploring the words we use.
Michael Rosen debates the language of power and authority.
Michael Rosen explores teenspeak with a father and son dictionary team.
Tanya Byron and Michael Rosen discuss the language parents use to talk to their children.
Michael Rosen on the use of language analysis to judge asylum seekers' country of origin.
Philip Pullman and Michael Rosen talk in depth about language and writing.
Michael Rosen looks ahead, with the help of linguists Bas Aarts and Laura Wright.
Michael Rosen finds out why we laugh and why we cry, with neuroscientist Sophie Scott.
Michael Rosen talks to Oxfam's media officer on how we should speak about Ebola.
Michael Rosen on the first sounds and words that babies learn.
Chris Ledgard host a discussion on speaking and listening skills and the English GCSE.
Arthur Bostrom examines the origins, colourful history and new era of the double entendre.
The writer Graham Joyce with a personal take on the ways in which we talk about cancer.
Are we different online than in real life? Gemma Cairney asks Nick Grimshaw and friends.
Chris Ledgard explores the impact of the telephone.
Chris Ledgard explores Orwell's dystopian vision of the future of language - Newspeak.
Chris Ledgard uncorks the subject of messages in a bottle.
Chris Ledgard investigates three situations where precise use of words is crucial.
Michael Rosen and guests debate the language of food, from Oliver's 'more' to cannibalism.
Words can be abusive, cruel and cause offence. Which is worse: online or face-to-face?
Michael Rosen asks what time is and explores the words we use to talk about it.
Michael Rosen goes to Glasgow to hear about the Scots language with Sanjeev Kohli.
Do we change the way we speak according to the person we are speaking to?
Michael Rosen on the necessary evil of journalistic cliché.
Michael Rosen talks to writers about how character is created through language.
It's a word that can start a war. Michael Rosen explores the meaning of 'terrorist'.
Is gravity really like a bowling ball on a sheet? Michael Rosen on scientific metaphors.
Michael Rosen and guests 'drill down' into the subject of office jargon.