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With a royal baby imminent, Michael Rosen investigates names. From rare surnames which have all but died out in this country, to countries which tightly control first names given to children. He meets expectant mothers at an ante-natal class and finds out about the names they're thinking of for their offspring, and talks to an historian about royal names- are we ever likely to have a Prince Kevin or a Princess Tracey? Produced in Bristol by Melvin Rickarby.

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Mon 13 May 2013 23:00

The funny words that kids invent

Kids' Invented Words article: insect day

Have a look at some of the fantastic words that children invent and reimagine.

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