Do you know your ack emma from your pip emma? Would you wear the cat’s pyjamas? Are you, in fact, a goop? Helen Zaltzman joins me to delve into some baffling language from golden age detective fiction.
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— A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie
— “The Tuesday Night Club” by Agatha Christie from The Tuesday Club Murders aka The Thirteen Problems
— The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey
— Checkmate to Murder by ECR Lorac
— The Ha-Ha Case by JJ Connington
— The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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