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Lost for Words written by John Humphrys performed by Stephen Thorne on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Lost for Words written by John Humphrys performed by Stephen Thorne on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

From empty cliche to meaningless jargon, dangling participle to sentences without verbs, the English language is reeling. It is under attack from all sides. Politicians dupe us with deliberately evasive language. Bosses worry about impacting the bottom line while they think out of the box. Academics talk obscure mumbo jumbo. Journalists and broadcasters, who should know better, lazily collaborate.

Beyond Words written by John Humphrys performed by John Humphrys on CD (Abridged)

Beyond Words written by John Humphrys performed by John Humphrys  on CD (Abridged)
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ISBN:  9781844563159
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Literary
Duration:  120 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  John Humphrys
Narrator 1:  John Humphrys

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From the huge response to Lost for Words, it's clear that many of us share John's strong feelings about the use and misuse of the English language. Not because we want to split hairs (or infinitives) but because how we use words reveals so much about the way we see the world.

Here John takes a sharp look at phrases and expressions in current use to expose the often hidden attitudes that lie behind them - from the schoolroom to the boardroom, from Westminster to the weather forecast. Questioning our assumptions, puncturing our illusions and illuminating the way we live now, Beyond Words is a small book that speaks volumes.

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