The World in Words 75: British English as it is, was, and could have been

1. An audio archive of British World War One POWs recorded by a German linguist. 2. A British convenience store chain re-writes wine labels in Scottish, Liverpudlian and other UK dialects. 3. How English might have sounded had the Saxons won the Battle of Hastings in 1066. 4. An ATM company uses cockney rhyming slang to dispense cash. 5. American anglophiles on lorries, cricket bats and other linguistic oddities.

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