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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 in this award-winning podcast. We love hearing from you, find us @SomethingRhymes on Twitter and Facebook, @SomethingRhymesWith on Instagram or you can email us here: [email protected] You can buy our branded mugs, tote bags and T-shirts here: A Somethin’ Else & Sony Music Entertainment production. Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at To bring your brand to life in this...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 2,969 ratings
My new (old) favorite
So sorry it’s taken me so long to find this. Too good to be true. Awesome.
kliamo via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/03/22
My two new Best Friends
I simply can’t stop listening.
Tracy the American Swede via Apple Podcasts · Sweden · 08/01/22
Dent is good, Gyles is creepy
Susie shares word wonders but Brandreth is appalling. Creepy, oozing slimey flattery or sharing unwonted personal detail. Lose snobby condescending Gyles and let Susie get on with it.
Uncultured Antipodean via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 05/22/22
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