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A Word In Your Ear with Professor Roly Sussex: Military words and expressions
Military words and expressions turn up in everyday usage, but few people know where they really come from. Roly Sussex is joined here by military historian and journalist, Major Ross Eastgate to discuss the language of the armed forces.
A Word in Your Ear: Words borrowed from the Dutch
We all know that English has borrowed from other languages like Latin, Greek, Italian and Spanish, but what about Dutch?
A Word In Your Ear: The letter u
Is the letter u falling out of favour - or should that be favor?
A Word In Your Ear: The language of politeness
Politeness is often only noticed when it's absent, for instance when people don't say thank you. What role does politeness play in our conversations?
A Word In Your Ear: The language of gardening
How are plants are named, why is there a world-wide re-naming of plants happening and why do some plants have multiple names? All this and more with Professor Roly Sussex and Gardening Australia's Jerry Coleby-Williams.