The Monocle Weekly

The Classics 41: Susie Dent

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6 October 2017

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Lexicographer and etymologist Susie Dent joins Monocle’s Rob Bound and Tom Edwards to discuss her book ‘Dent’s Modern Tribes: The Secret Languages of Britain’. It looks at the uniquely specialist terms and slang used by professionals ranging from the media to emergency-room medics.

Original air date: 23 October 2016

6 October 2017

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