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    • Wordaholics: The Complete Series 1-3

    • The Word-Obsessed BBC Comedy Panel Show
    • By: Jon Hunter, James Kettle
    • Narrated by: Alex Horne, Dave Gorman, Gyles Brandreth, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This witty and unexpected show brings you toponyms, abbreviations, euphemisms, old words, new words, cockney rhyming slang and Greek gobbledegook. Find out the meaning of words like giff-gaff, knock-knobbler and buckfitches; the difference between French marbles, French velvet and the French ache; hear the glorious poetry of the English language, as practiced from writers varying from William Shakespeare to Vanilla Ice; and spend time laughing and learning with some of the finest Wordaholics in the business. 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Dent's Modern Tribes

    • The Secret Languages of Britain
    • By: Susie Dent
    • Narrated by: Susie Dent
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    Learn how to decode the private languages that are swapped around us every day - amongst cabbies and paramedics, soap stars and comedians, cricketers and barristers - in Susie Dent's unique and witty guide to Britain's modern tribes. Did you know that a soldier's biggest social blunder is called 'jack brew' - making yourself a cuppa without making one for anyone else? That twitchers have an expression for a bird that can't be identified - LBJ (the letters stand for little brown job)?

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Susie Dent

    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Robin Morgan
    • Narrated by: Susie Dent
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    Susie Dent is most often seen in the Dictionary Corner of Channel 4’s Countdown, where she has been amazing the public with her extensive knowledge of the dictionary since 1992. She is also the author of several books, and her latest, Dent’s Modern Tribes: the Secret Languages of Britain, is available on Audible now.

    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Robin Morgan
    • Narrated by: Susie Dent
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Release date: 11-30-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 8 ratings

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