Susie Dent

Susie Dent

Susie Dent is the word expert on C4’s long-running quiz show Countdown. She contributes regularly to TV and radio debates about words, and just as regularly eavesdrops on conversations to pick up any new words floating around.


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X-rated makeup to make you blush

The lubed-up language at the makeup counter has long been a bugbear for dictionary corner queen, Susie Dent. She takes us through some of the increasingly explicit naming conventions, which have depressingly become the norm.