Languages

The Rosetta Stone
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
141

The Rosetta Stone

History of language
Egypt
France
Great Britain
The British Empire
Mar 16, 2021
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21
minutes

It's the most famous stone in the world and helped unlock a civilisation thought to be lost to the world forever.

Learn about how the Rosetta Stone was discovered, how the code was cracked, and the eccentric geniuses that did it.

Cockney Rhyming Slang
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
140

Cockney Rhyming Slang

History of language
London
Life in the UK
The Victorian Era
Great Britain
Mar 12, 2021
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16
minutes

It's a dialect from a small area of London's that might sound impossible to understand.

In this episode, you'll learn what "apple and pears" means, what you should do if a friend asks if you want to go to the "battle", and who your "trouble and strife" might be...

Invented Languages
Bonus | Member-only episode
Episode
139

Invented Languages

Language learning
History of language
English books
Film & Cinema
European history
Mar 9, 2021
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23
minutes

From J.R.R. Tolkien of Lord Of The Rings through to Special English, there are more invented languages than you might think.

From the people who create through to how and why they are created, it's time to learn about the weird and wonderful world of invented languages

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