Listen now to the latest programme, featuring linguistics expert Dr Lynne Murphy talking about the differences between UK and US English.
Hear something you want to know more about? Here are some useful links.
Our post on giraffe bread tells how the tiger changed its stripes.
Rob got five, Lynne got seven – see how well you do in our new dictionary words quiz.
Meet the mucus troopers and the adultescents in Collins’ 2004 attempt to create a Living Dictionary.
If you too think that there’s a lot to be said for learning a word a day, try following @wordoftheday on Twitter.
Finally, if you’d like to keep track of those pesky Britishisms in American English, see Ben Yagoda’s blog Not One-Off Britishisms.
27 / 03 / 12
Communication Lab 6: life without email
Subscribe via RSS / iTunes | Download | All podcasts 55 minutes Fed up with email? Learn how to ditch it altogether from special guest Luis Suarez. He relies almost exclusively on social media for business communication, despite having a senior role in IBM and living in the Canary Islands. Plus: soon you really will […]
18 / 07 / 12
Communication Lab 7: confessions of a media manipulator
Subscribe via RSS / iTunes | Download | All podcasts Click the icon above to hear this interview (36 minutes) Our guest in this special episode of Communication Lab is Ryan Holiday, who dropped out of college at the age of 19 and went on to become global marketing director of American Apparel while still […]