Money for Old Rope

Ostensibly about idioms.

Three or four Manchester locals spend upwards of an hour discussing the etymology of idioms, interspersed with tangents and so much bad history you’ll find it hard to believe we dress ourselves in the morning.

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Previously discussed: Episodes & Idioms


Political Theatre

Scoring political points!

Adam and Mark discuss the week in politics; born from living in interesting times.

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260 Sundays

Taken prisoner by the German forces which overthrew France in 1940, the author gives a dramatic account of all that happened to others and himself, over the next five years.

Adam reads from ‘260 Sundays’, a book by his great uncle, detailing his time as a prisoner of war during World War II.

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