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In-Depth Series: Battling with English

  • Number of episodes: 5
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2018-05-23
  • Date of latest show: 2022-06-01
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3
Looking at the English language and highlighting some common anomalies, mistakes, mispellings, grammar problems and similar.

hpr3608 :: Battling with English - part 5 hosted by Dave Morriss

Released: 2022-06-01. Duration: 00:15:27. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: grammar,spelling,homonym,Eggcorn.
Confused homophones; misunderstanding words from other countries; Eggcorns

hpr3525 :: Battling with English - part 4 hosted by Dave Morriss

Released: 2022-02-04. Duration: 00:15:20. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: grammar,spelling,plurals,word misuse,English,language evolution.
Some confusion with English plurals; strange language changes

hpr2751 :: Battling with English - part 3 hosted by Dave Morriss

Released: 2019-02-18. Duration: 00:13:42. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: grammar,spelling,punctuation,word misuse,English.
Misunderstandings about English grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.

hpr2596 :: Battling with English - part 2 hosted by Dave Morriss

Released: 2018-07-16. Duration: 00:21:22. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: grammar,spelling,punctuation,word misuse,English,apostrophe.
Misunderstandings about English grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.

hpr2558 :: Battling with English - part 1 hosted by Dave Morriss

Released: 2018-05-23. Duration: 00:11:18. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: grammar,spelling,punctuation,word misuse,English.
Misunderstandings about English grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.