Word Perfect: Etymological Entertainment For Every Day of the Year (Paperback)

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About the Author


Susie Dent is the resident word expert in Dictionary Corner on C4's Countdown and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, has been on every programme about words: 15 x 15, Word of Mouth, More or Less; and is a regular panellist on R4's Wordaholics. Susie also writes a weekly column for the Radio Times, reviews for the Spectator and has over 570,000 followers on Twitter. This is the book she has always wanted to write.

Praise For…


A golden vaulted cave of fascinating and funny hidden gems for people who love words, for people who aren't that bothered about words and people who don't even really like words...and that is the magic of Susie Dent.JO BRAND

EntertainingSpectator

I love this book. Nobody on earth knows more about the English language than Susie Dent and nobody writes about it more entertainingly.This is a treat for every day of the yearGYLES BRANDRETH

Stuffed with delightful words . . . it'll keep Scrabble fanatics and wordsmiths entertained for hoursRadio Times

Susie Dent is a national treasureRICHARD OSMAN

Utterly addictive . . . unputdownableRICHARD & JUDY, Daily Express


Product Details
ISBN: 9781529311488
Publisher: John Murray
Publication Date: August 30th, 2022
Pages: 336
Language: English