The English We Speak

BBC Radio

Education, Language Courses

Chart Positions

Education 75
Language Courses 35

Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service


English up to date 'Hella'

October 18th, 2010

Episode 13 of 531 episodes

In this week's episode, John Ayto explores the origin, meaning and use of the prefix 'hella'.