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Susie Dent is an independent editor and translator who appears regularly in Countdown's 'dictionary corner'. She is the author of six editions of The Language Report, an annual guide to the new words and phrases that find their way into the English language. Her book on dialects, How to Talk like a Local, was published by Random House in 2010.


How to Talk Like a Local Susie Dent

The first collection of local words and phrases to take in every region of the country

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