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.