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    DescriptionStephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four series, as heard on BBC Radio 4 'It's all great fun' The Guardian 'Stephen Fry's...series on the English language is as stimulating as ever' The Observer SERIES 1 Current Puns - who, or what, is the Thief of Bad Gags? Metaphor - why is the English language full of maritime metaphors? Quotation - where the uses and misuses of quotations are revealed. Cliche - featuring sick parrots and a cliche crisis. SERIES 2 So Wrong It's Right - how 'wrong' English can become right English. Speaking Proper - Stephen investigates what counts as 'speaking proper'. Hello - how it came to be one of the world's favourite words. The Joy of Gibberish - and why we enjoy it so much. SERIES 3 The Trial of Qwerty - who was Mr Qwerty? He Said, She Said - do men and women really say what they mean? Accentuate the Negative - we discover that 'no' can mean 'yes'. Future Conditional - Stephen looks to the future with some predictions. SERIES 4 The Mouth - Stephen takes you inside 'this hole we call cake'. Brevity - a celebration of the miniature in English. Persuasion - is persuasive language capable of seduction? Class - are we still 'bovvered' by the issue of class? Contains 16 episodes


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    Title
    Fry's English Delight Boxset
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen Fry, Read by Stephen Fry
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 149 mm
    Thickness: 45 mm
    Weight: 429 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781471304385
    ISBN 10: 1471304388
    Classifications

    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.0
    BIC subject category V2: WHL
    BIC E4L: HUM
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    BISAC V2.8: HUM000000
    DC23: 828.91407
    Thema V1.0: WHL
    Publisher
    AudioGO Limited
    Imprint name
    BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    Publication date
    04 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Bath