‘No matter how eloquently a dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor but honest.’
Only words can do that. Words are magic. Words are fun.
Join Gyles Brandreth – wit and word-meister, Just A Minute regular, One Show reporter, denizen of Countdown‘s Dictionary Corner, founder of the National Scrabble Championships, patron of The Queen’s EnglishSociety, QI, Room 101,Have I Got News For You and Pointless survivor – on an uproarious and unexpected magic carpet ride around the awesome world of words and wordplay. Puns, palindromes, pangrams, Malaprops, euphemisms, mnemonics, acronyms, anagrams, alphabeticals, Tweets, verbiage, verbarrhea – if you can name it, you should find it here, along with the longest, shortest, wittiest, wildest, oldest, latest, oddest, most interesting and most memorable words in the English language – the richest, most remarkable language ever known.
Will amuse children aged five to fifty and beyond.