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Talk the Talk: Hobson-Jobson

Tuesday 3rd September / presented by Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie

What is Hobson-Jobson?

It’s a book about words, society, and culture among Britons living in India in the late 1800s. Many words that we use today were documented for the first time in its pages. Which words are we still using? And why is this book so popular more than 100 years on?

Linguist Daniel Midgley makes a hullabaloo on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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