Word Perfect – Susie Dent in conversation with Sam Cleasby

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Sun, 18 October 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Word Perfect from queen of Countdown Susie Dent, has a fascinating word for every day of the year. There is a whole world of extraordinary etymology here from snaccident (the realisation you have eaten the whole packet of biscuits) to scurryfunge (frantically tidying up by shoving things into a cupboard before guests arrive), let alone the real people behind Jack the Lad and Gordon Bennett.  You’ll never be lost for words again. 

Susie Dent is a one-off. She breathes life and fun into words and language – Pam Ayres.

Sam Cleasby is a writer, blogger and Radio presenter.

Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s with free postage.   Please e-mail sheffield@blackwell.co.uk or phone 0114 278 7211 or visit the shop at Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S3 7RA

All books featured during the festival can also be ordered through the website blackwells.co.uk

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