Friday, July 19, 2019

The language of love The love of language

As expected, Susie Dent's show The Secret Lives Of Words, which called in at the Sherman Theatre on Tuesday evening, proved to be a fascinating celebration of our rich, messy and often bizarrely eccentric language - and a riposte to deluded puritans who believe that English can somehow be divorced from social context and frozen in time as a static, unchanging entity.

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