Word For Word has been played on eighty-five shows. Members of one team exchange words, one word at a time, where that word must have no connection with the word that precedes it. The other team have to spot connections. A running joke now is that Graeme Garden will open with a word that could be easily mistaken for a reply to Jack's request to start.
"Clement Mandolin was the musical director of an old Vera Lynn LP years ago It was a string orchestra and Vera sang, and started another war." "Well, as with everything else you say Barry, we'll just have to take your word for it because, frankly, no-one else was around."
"I think 'Nevertheless, plunge' is an instruction given to people when they're on that diving game on the TV Splash! 'cos they get nervous and they say 'Nevertheless, plunge'." "Wouldn't that game be a lot more entertaining if there was no water in the pool?"