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Published: 26 May 2016

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198736738

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Dictating to the Mob

The History of the BBC Advisory Committee on Spoken English

Jürg R. Schwyter

  • The first written history of the BBC's Advisory Committee on Spoken English
  • Draws on letters, briefings, and memos from the BBC Written Archives
  • Reveals the conflicts and challenges inherent in standardizing a language

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