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The word 'sh*thead' came up on Countdown and they blocked it out with the poo emoji

*audience gasps*
Feb 3rd 2017, 8:11 AM 5,547 0

shthead2 Source: Channel 4

COUNTDOWN WILL ALWAYS be close to the hearts of afternoon telly watchers, as there’s pretty much nothing else on at that time.

And yesterday there was a moment to perk up the usually sedate competition. After a letter round, both the contestants plucked out seven letter words.

But dictionary corner had spotted an eight

“We apologise in advance for this one, it’s in the dictionary – we’re only saying it because it gets you one letter further… but sh*thead”

shthead Source: Channel 4

And they used the poo emoji to censor it out

shthead3 Source: Channel 4

Some people at home had already spotted it

If there was a swearing version of Countdown they would nail it

It’s in the dictionary so there can be no arguments

Today's countdown word: 'shithead'

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They beeped Susie Dent out

A groundbreaking day in Countdown history

Next time you’re playing Scrabble, you’ll know what swear word is 100% legitimate now.

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