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.
What listeners say about Fry's English Delight (Series 8)
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- T. Hawes
for learners of English, or anyone speaking it.
so interesting, well written, well read, I absolutely loved hearing of the etymology/ origin of phrases and words. the history of the language is fascinating and the topics covered from swearing, to colors, to bilingualism.. all amazing
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- Mr Edward Marshall
A brilliant series from Mr. Fry as always and brilliant performances from Toby Longworth, easily my favourite narrator of 40K books. Well worth listening to to learn about our complicated language