Quotes from a speech in which the Duchess of Cambridge was compared to a "shop window mannequin" with a "plastic smile" caused controversy in the UK this week. But a closer analysis of British novelist Hilary Mantel's speech reveals a more sympathetic picture.
Finn and Neil explore this topic and look at some of the interesting language used.
This week's question:
How many wives did English King Henry VIII have?
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
The 'plastic' princess?
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- shop-window mannequin
a life-sized doll used to display clothes in shop windows
a thin, wooden rod around which something turns
- extended metaphor
treating people like objects
made by machine
- emotional incontinence
inability to control one's emotions
movement of one's body to express a feeling
had their heads cut off