Language Bites!

Language Bites!
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Have you ever wondered where the wonderful word 'rigmarole' comes from? Or why we sometimes 'let the cat out of the bag' if we divulge a secret, or go 'berserk' when we experience annoyance? Language Bites! take a quirky look at the origins of some of the most coourful phrases in the English language.


To hear more Language Bites! segments (there are 80 in all) click here:


First broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland, and funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the television license fee.

Colette Kinsella Red Hare Media Independent Radio and Audio Producer

Colette Kinsella


Dublin, Ireland


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