Saturday 20th May 2017, 10:30am, BBC Radio 4


Susie Dent, the countrys most famous lexicographer, argues that English, the language, no longer belongs to the English, the people. Radio 4 listeners should embrace the way English is changing. In truth, English has always been a mongrel language, its very pliability the reason for its world dominance.

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Producer: Louise Adamson
A Juniper production for BBC Radio 4.