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27 June 2018, 15:20
Yes, we know we're being childish.
Countdown might be perfect laid-back afternoon fodder, but due to how it works, it sometimes gets filthy.
This time, it's not even technically a swear word, but it's still funny to see spelled out in big words on daytime telly.
After spelling out 'penises' (a seven-letter score!), Rachel posted on Twitter: "They say a picture paints a thousand words, but sometimes all you need is 9 letters."
They say a picture paints a thousand words, but sometimes all you need is 9 letters. 😝 pic.twitter.com/OsyQVItspM— Rachel Riley (@RachelRileyRR) June 25, 2018
Rachel has spoken about the rude side of Countdown, saying: "I think it’s the fun part of Countdown. A lot of rude words, you’d only know they were rude if you had a dirty mind.
"So I’ll put up a word knowing it’s filthy, and Susie and Nick won’t have the blindest clue why half the audience is laughing. That’s the fun of it – you don’t have to be serious all the time."