Susie Dent

Susie Dent is the word referee on C4's Countdown; she has written several books on language, including What Made the Crocodile Cry?, and also writes for the Radio Times.

Articles by Susie Dent
cockney duck
Do you know the origin of serendipity?
Chinese whispers
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So what are crocodile tears?
Schlagintweit brothers old engraved portraits.
To steal someone's thunder means to use someone's idea to your advantage.
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