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Episode 3

Wordaholics, Series 2 Episode 3 of 6

Gyles Brandreth chairs the word-obsessed comedy panel. Lloyd Langford & Susie Dent, compete against Dave Gorman & Natalie Haynes to find out who has the most word know-how.

This week Dave Gorman guesses the meaning of the phrase 'living on Queen Street' from the late 1800s; Natalie Haynes unravels the word 'autodysomophobia'; Lloyd Langford guesses the meaning of the Yiddish word 'farpotshket'; and Susie Dent shares her love of the current Liverpool word 'twirlies' and explains the meaning of the word 'quockerwodger'.

Both teams also have a go at coming up with modern phrases to replace the old cliches 'When life give you lemons, make lemonade' and 'Beauty is only skin deep'.

Writers: Jon Hunter and James Kettle.

Producer: Claire Jones.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 12 Mar 2016 05:30

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterGyles Brandreth
WriterJon Hunter
WriterJames Kettle
ProducerClaire Jones
PanellistDave Gorman
PanellistNatalie Haynes
PanellistLloyd Langford
PanellistSusie Dent

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