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From mubble fubbles to zwodder, Susie Dent has a word for how you feel
In the latest installment of our ongoing language segment Word Processing, Piya Chattopadhyay is joined by the popular British lexicographer Susie Dent. Dent is known for her appearances on the British game show Countdown, and on social media, where she's amassed a huge following by sharing words from days gone by that somehow perfectly fit modern times. Dent shares her treasure trove of words and tell us why finding the right word matters. She also talks about two of her latest books, recently released in Canada: Word Perfect and An Emotional Dictionary.