Fry's Planet Word: Season 1, Episode 2

Identity (2 Oct. 2011)

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What is it that defines us? Stephen argues that above all, it is the way we speak. Be it a national language, a regional dialect or even class variation - we interpret and define ourselves ... See full summary »

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Elena Arzak ...
Herself - Restaurante Arzak
Juan María Arzak ...
Himself - Restaurante Arzak (as Juan Mari Arzak)
Lera Boroditsky ...
Herself - Stanford University
Hugh Farley ...
Himself - Producer, Ros na Rún
Marc Fumaroli ...
Himself - Academician (as Professor Marc Fumaroli)
James Hammond ...
Himself - Brand Consultant
Liza L'Occitane ...
Herself
Ian McMillan ...
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Stewie Stone ...
Himself - Comedian
Ari Teman ...
Himself - Comedian
Ghil'ad Zuckermann ...
Himself - Israeli Linguist
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What is it that defines us? Stephen argues that above all, it is the way we speak. Be it a national language, a regional dialect or even class variation - we interpret and define ourselves through our language. From markets in Kenya to call centres in Newcastle, Stephen charts the shifting patterns of lingua franca and the inexorable spread of Globish (Global English). Written by Joyce M

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