Men talk (Radio 4 series: Thinking Allowed)
This episode of Radio 4's Thinking Allowed series includes a segment on the stereotypes surrounding how men talk and what they talk about. If the stereotypes are to be believed, men either don’t talk very much, or talk compulsively and competitively about sport, cars and their latest drinking exploits.
To find out if these stereotypes are accurate, Laurie Taylor is joined by Jennifer Coates, Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Surrey, Roehampton alongside journalist and broadcaster, Michael Holden. This segment is second in the episode after a discussion on 'Time-share Boys' in Tenerife.