Mark Forsyth is a writer, journalist and blogger and pedant. Every job he's ever had, whether as a ghost-writer or proof-reader or copy-writer, has been to do with words. He started The Inky Fool blog in 2009 and now writes a post almost every day. The blog has received worldwide attention and enjoys an average of 4,000 hits per week. Mark is the author of The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language.

First broadcast on 2nd December 2011.