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Ireland AM suffers rude gaffe in Countdown game

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Countdown's Rachel Riley occasionally has to contend with rude words being spelled out from her selection of vowels and consonants.

So it might be a comfort that it happens to everyone who tries their hand at the game.

The presenters of Ireland AM were in stitches when a game of Countdown went awry and led to two potential gaffes.

In the studio of the Virgin Media One show, host Alan Hughes was in charge of selecting the letters, while Laura Woods asked for vowels and consonants.

Laura first asked for a consonant, with Alan drawing a 'C' and explaining that he would be writing the letters up on the board.

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Then came a vowel, with Alan drawing a 'U' – and Laura, realising what might happen, couldn't stop giggling as she ordered a consonant.

Alan said:…
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