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Something Rhymes with Purple
Winner of the Gold Award for Best Entertainment Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2020. 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. To buy SRWP mugs and more head to.... https://purple.backstreetmerch.com/
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 2,224 ratings
Very entertaining
Everyone should be listening to this podcast. You will have fun, some laughs, learn amazing vocabulary and discover the beauty of the English language.
Korraah via Apple Podcasts · Austria · 01/13/21
Etymology
I so look forward to every Monday with Susie and Gyles here in the frozen north of Canada - I have not missed an episode. Word Perfect is on my birthday list (70 In May!! I’m a child of the 60s in the UK really)
plumwife via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/12/21
Breath of fresh air!
Thank you so much both of you got this wonderful podcast. Cheers me up no end. Listen to it on walks and when I can’t sleep at night. Educational, entertaining, fun.
MrsLeprosy via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/11/21
Recent Episodes
Calling all cruciverbalists! Susie and Gyles have a treat in store for you as they deep-dive into the most popular word game around: the Crossword.  Since its creation 108 years ago, the crossword has transfixed millions on both sides of the Atlantic and the charm of this game has worked its way...
Published 01/19/21
Take a seat, recline if you’d like or perhaps, even lie down because this week Susie and Gyles are going to be exploring the wonderful wordy world of furniture. Do you know your Chaise Lounge from your Divan? The Chesterfield from the Sedan? Get ready to be paraded around on a litter and...
Published 01/12/21
Hello and Happy New Year! This first week of January we are reacquainting ourselves with you lovely Purple People and replying to some of the questions, queries and quibbles that you’ve emailed in. From pelmanism to punters, from Guinness to Mustard we’ll be finding out whether a spendthrift is...
Published 01/05/21
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