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All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum


COUNTDOWN IS ONE of our favourite game shows.

Not least because it doesn’t shy away from featuring the occasional cheeky word.

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It turns out this is not a new phenomenon,

Viewers tuning into a vintage episode of Countdown on Challenge today were treated to this conundrum.

It turns out “longmicky” is an anagram of “mockingly”.

Who knew?


Written by Amy O’Connor and originally published on

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