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8 March 2009
Filed under:Old media at7:51 pm

I have started listening to Radio 4’s Whatever Happened To The Working Class and was almost immediately distracted by the fact that the announcer for the programme said it was “Whatever Happened To The Working Class” (rhyming with lass) and the ((ex-)working class) announcer Sarfraz Manzoor pronounced it “clahss”. A few decades ago this would certainly have been reversed…