Susie Dent has made her emotions recognized in probably the most refined manner (Image: Channel 4)
Countdown’s Susie Dent has received herself some new followers on Twitter immediately together with her pitch excellent phrase of the day.
Followers of the lexicographer are used to Susie dropping some data on them within the type of a day by day phrase, normally impressed by present occasions or how she’s feeling on the time.
At this time she wrote: ‘Phrase of the day is circumlocutionist: one who constantly speaks in a roundabout manner in an effort to keep away from addressing a query instantly.’
Whereas she hasn’t commented additional on it, followers of Susie are satisfied the most recent one is aimed directly at Matt Hancock MP, following his disastrous interview with Piers Morgan over free faculty meals.
Hancock was grilled on the morning present in regards to the free faculty meals plan for individuals who are at the moment learning from dwelling, after annoyed dad and mom revealed pictures of their meagre food packages, prompting an investigation and the re-introduction of shopping vouchers for families in need.
The well being and social care secretary repeated he was ‘glad the federal government might make it occur’.
Susie’s refined dig didn’t go unnoticed (Image: Twitter)
However he quickly stumbled when Morgan requested him why, if that was the case, he voted in opposition to free faculty meals throughout lockdown, and refused seven instances to 5 a definitive reply.
As an alternative of answering the query on whether or not he regretted it, as an alternative looped round and repeated he was ‘glad the federal government had been in a position to make it work.’
So when Susie made the straightforward, but to the purpose, evaluation, followers couldn’t assist however make the hyperlink.
Susie’s fast and refined wit has turn into well-known on Countdown (Image: Channel 4)
‘No matter might have prompted this tweet, I’m wondering…,’ joked one.
‘Little doubt @MattHancock is aware of all about this phrase as he gave a wonderful instance of his understanding when requested by @piersmorgan why he voted in opposition to giving children FSM,’ added one other.
A 3rd tweeter joined in and joked the great thing about her shade and defined: ‘What I like about @susie_dent’s phrases of the day is that they usually have an apparent goal who, or whose supporters, might solely contest its applicability by tacitly admitting the phrase did, certainly, apply.’
One fan described her as a ‘subtweet queen’ as one other mentioned: ‘I reside for Susie Dent throwing refined shade at MPs with fancy phrases.’
‘Subtweeter of 2020 making a robust begin in 2021,’ added one other follower.
Can’t wait to see what she comes up with tomorrow…
Countdown airs weekdays at 2.10pm on Channel 4.