|Written by||Jon Hunter, James Kettle|
|Presented by||Gyles Brandreth|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||3|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Running time||28 minutes|
|Original channel||BBC Radio 4|
|Original run||20 February 2012– present|
There are toponyms, abbreviations, euphemisms, old words, new words, cockney rhyming slang, Greek gobbledegook, plus the panellists' picks of the ugliest and the most beautiful words. It's the whole world of words in 28 minutes. Find out the meaning of words like giff-gaff, knock-knobbler and buckfitches; the difference between French marbles, French velvet and the French ache and hear the glorious poetry of the English language, as practiced by writers ranging from William Shakespeare to Vanilla Ice.
The rounds include:
- "Letter of the Week"
- "Not in so Many Words"
- "New Words for Old"
|Episode||Air date||Guests||Letter of the Week|
|1||20 February 2012||Stephen Fry, Milton Jones, Natalie Haynes, Lloyd Langford||the letter 'J'|
|2||27 February 2012||Natalie Haynes, Michael Rosen, Arthur Smith, Paul Sinha||the letter 'X'|
|3||5 March 2012||Jack Whitehall, Milton Jones, Susie Dent, Natalie Haynes||the letter 'B'|
|4||12 March 2012||Natalie Haynes, Michael Rosen, Arthur Smith, Paul Sinha||the letter 'O'|
|5||19 March 2012||Jack Whitehall, Milton Jones, Natalie Haynes, Susie Dent||the letter 'P'|
|6||26 March 2012||Natalie Haynes, Richard Herring, Alex Horne, Jenny Eclair||the letter 'F'|
|1||3 April 2013||Natalie Haynes, Susie Dent, Milton Jones||the letter 'G'|
|2||10 April 2013||Alex Horne, Natalie Haynes, Katy Brand, Richard Herring||the letter 'C'|
|3||24 April 2013||Lloyd Langford, Susie Dent, Dave Gorman, Natalie Haynes||the letter 'Q'|
|4||1 May 2013||Lloyd Langford, Susie Dent, Dave Gorman, Natalie Haynes||the letter 'M'|
|5||8 May 2013||Milton Jones, Natalie Haynes, Lloyd Langford, Robin Ince||the letter 'W'|
|6||15 May 2013||Susie Dent, Lloyd Langford, Dave Gorman, Natalie Haynes||the letter 'T'|
|1||3 September 2014||Lloyd Langford, Holly Walsh, Paul Sinha, Natalie Haynes||the letter 'A'|
- Wordaholics - Production Details, retrieved 2012-02-20