Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four programmes, as heard on BBC Radio 4. "The Trial of Qwerty" - The 'Qwerty' keyboard faces charges of conspiracy to obstruct the English language. But who was Mr Qwerty? "He Said, She Said" - Do men and women really say what they mean? Also Stephen investigates sex, domination, gender, power, and sex changes (as only he can). "Accentuate the Negative" - We discover than 'no' can mean 'yes'. And why you should never mess with Mr In Between..."Future Conditional" - Stephen looks to the future with some predictions. Will robots be able to read novels? How much will our computers be able to understand us? Will English rule - or change? And then there's a question about a duck...
by Stephen Fry
CD-Audio Publication Date: 2010/10/22