The ‘plastic’ princess?

Posted on 27/02/2013

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Learning English – 6 Minute English – The ‘plastic’ princess?.

Quotes from a speech in which the Duchess of Cambridge was compared to a “shop window mannequin” with a “plastic smile” caused controversy in the UK this week. But a closer analysis of British novelist Hilary Mantel’s speech reveals a more sympathetic picture.

Finn and Neil explore this topic and look at some of the interesting language used.

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