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Fry's English Delight (Series 2)

Narrated by: Stephen Fry
Series: Fry's English Delight, Book 2
Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
Categories: Film, Radio & TV, General
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Summary

National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. 

In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. 

From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

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Really interesting

Lots of good information about the roots and uses of words and phrases. Fascinating to listen to. And, of course, Stephen Fry is involved. What could be better?

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Fry and language. its delightful

my favorites are the episodes about hello and gibberish.
I find that if I listen to them on separate days, each has something to offer...

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Mr Fry Delight

Listening to Mr Fry is delight! Superb as usual. I start to suspect that even a washing mashine manual would be thrilling experience read by him.

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good but..<br />

still trying to remove from device....not sure if I'm doing something wrong..... sometimes gives option to remove...but not always.... ruins what should be an enjoyable experience!!!!!!

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Enjoyable lesson<br />

I found this informative and good to listen to. Taught me alot about our English language.

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genius pure genius

Stephen fry can do nothing wrong or average, funny, informative and entertaining. I come away educated after listening to his book.

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fun<br />

Stephen fry is just so listenable to, even when discussing the word hello! what cheer!