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Language is...

Come courtesy of a student (bless 'im), here's this wonderful Fry and Laurie sketch about language. Stephen Fry nails the pretentious talking head...


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intertext
Oct. 10th, 2007 07:33 pm (UTC)
especially as it's the first downy growth on the upper lip of a Mediterranean woman!
wordweaverlynn
Oct. 10th, 2007 07:36 pm (UTC)
Freaking brilliant
Lemon-scented complimentary moistened towelette. Yes, that's always what I have felt language to be.

Do Americans have any comedians who are so effortlessly academic? Plenty are smart -- that's different. Erudition isn't played for laughs in the same way here, I think.
inaniac
Oct. 11th, 2007 12:51 pm (UTC)
We use this in our lectures on language.

I cack meself every time!
lidocafe
Oct. 12th, 2007 03:07 pm (UTC)
Finally got around to this. What fun! It reminds me that Stephen Fry is always bang on and why YouTube is still one of my favorite Internet resources.
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