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Vikings

Michael Rosen discovers how the Vikings changed English, using their anger, verbs and great hair. With author Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough.

Michael Rosen discovers how the Vikings changed English. These invaders brought with them the words knife, gun, slaughter, ransack and anger. But then they settled, using their anger, verbs and great hair to transform our grammar, and our understanding of the landscape. With author Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough and historical linguist Laura Wright.

Producer: Melvin Rickarby

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Mon 5 Aug 2019 23:00

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