Radio: So They Say

Bernard Shaw this week warned foreigners visiting Britain to speak broken English: "Even among English people, to speak too well is a pedantic affectation. In a foreigner it is something worse than an affectation. It is an insult to the native who cannot understand his own language when it is too well spoken."

This mild Shavian spoof (recorded 21 years ago when Shaw was only 71) was broadcast in Manhattan over WNEW's A Treasury of the Spoken Word (Wed. 9 p.m.). Sponsored by the New York Public Library and produced by WNEW's Jack Grogan, who calls it a "literary disk-jockey show,"...

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