Show: Word of Mouth

  • Tuesday at 10.40am - replayed throughout the week

Garry Littman brings you some of the most curious facts from the most interesting tales of Swiss history and individuals.

Garry uncovers truth behind the legends and Swiss folklore that make this country a far more intriguing and fascinating place than you could have ever imagined.


Hear a new episode of Word of Mouth each Tuesday at 10.40am - replayed each day throughout the week. Check the complete WRS schedule



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Word of Mouth - Handwriting, remember it?

Word of Mouth - Handwriting, remember it?

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Today Garry Littman is talking about handwriting. Remember that? Hand-writing, yes it was a combination of a hand-held, low tech instrument called a pen which could be applied to vegetal prod...

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Word of Mouth - Swiss watches & corruption

Word of Mouth - Swiss watches & corruption

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Today Garry's talking watches; expensive Swiss watches. 

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Word of Mouth - Breaking in, breaking out and breaking up

Word of Mouth - Breaking in, breaking out and breaking up

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The English language is relatively simple, according to many, especially when compared with French verbs and the unnecessary complications of learning whether a table or a wall is feminine or mascu...

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Word of Mouth - Brian is in the kitchen...

Word of Mouth - Brian is in the kitchen...

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A question for you. Where is Brian? Brian is in the kitchen. And... my tailor is rich. Here are two phrases that may inspire a groan or a sigh for a French speaker learning English. They ...

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Word of Mouth - "Anthony & Cleopatra!" - Who am I?

Word of Mouth - "Anthony & Cleopatra!" - Who am I?

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This week Garry has a riddle for you. A little 'who am I...?' Can you guess?

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Word of Mouth - CERN and the goat gods

Word of Mouth - CERN and the goat gods

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For this week's episode of Word of Mouth, Garry takes a look at some of the best conspiracy theories about Switzerland and devil worship, partly encouraged by some cheeky scientists with a sense of...

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