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Something Rhymes with Purple
Susie Dent and Gyles Brandreth invite you to enhance your vocabulary, uncover the hidden origins of language and share their love of words. A Somethin' Else production.
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4.8 stars from 615 ratings
Absolutely marvellous
This is the podcast I've been waiting for. Enthusiastic, curious, informed, entertaining and you learn something too. Gets straight to the content and every word is worth listening to. Gyles and Susie are a perfect matching.
MGJD1 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/22/19
I have been loving this podcast and the concept behind it. Unfortunately Gyles is so over bearing and rude. He constantly talks over Susie and makes it about his achievements that I now no longer want to listen to it. Hope Susie does a similar podcast on her own or with a new partner that...Read full review »
wokfey1428 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/22/19
Superb
Such interesting and lively discussion based around words and their history/usage. I’ve only just discovered the podcast in the last two weeks so I’m in the happy situation that I’m able to binge-listen!
VickyA7 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/22/19
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