David Astle

David Astle

Biography

David Astle is a full-time word nerd. You may know his alias, being the notorious DA behind Friday’s Age crossword. He’s also the author of Rewording The Brain – exploring the neural benefits of puzzle-solving, plus a dozen other wordy books for adults and kids. You may recognise his voice (as host of ABC Melbourne’s Evenings show) or maybe his shirts (as dictionary man on SBS’s Letters and Numbers, as well as lingo detective for ABC TV’s News Breakfast)

 

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