Japan's first lady has written a book about her husband in which she openly criticises him. Yvonne and Kate discuss a few of those criticisms and wonder whether they would be brave enough to read a book about themselves that someone else has written!
This week's question:
How many words are the longest title of a book?
a. 160 words
b. 220 words
c. 290 words
Listen out for the answer in the programme.
What would they write about you?
Vocabulary from the programme
- spills the beans
tells or reveals all the secrets
- the title
the name of a book, what it is known as
- to criticise
to make known that we don't like or approve of something
the way or style in which something is done; here, the way a speech is given
- fashion sense
a way of dressing which shows that someone is aware of the latest styles available, what suits them and what is most appropriate for each occasion
the way someone looks and presents themselves to other people
- to spar
to fight or argue in a gentle, playful and unaggressive way
- keeps him on his toes
helps to make him behave and speak in the best way possible
made available to the public, available to buy
abbreviation for 'public relations' - the work of creating and keeping a good relationship between an organisation and the general public
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