The Wessex Word

Wessex Word

We play the Wessex Word every weekday, with your chance to win cash!  Listen and win at around 8:10am and 5:10pm!

Here's how the current Wessex Word sounds:

 "So I also fix all the.."

WINNER: Well done to Alison who guessed the correct missing word "Parachutes!"

The voice is Corporal Steven Handley from the Red Devils Parachute Display Team, who did a display at Dorset County Show in 2016.

CLUE 1: The Dorset County Show

CLUE 2: How do you get there?

Wrong guesses so far: (Current Jackpot: £1,505)

Abandoned, Ablutions,  Accommodation, Accounts, Activities, Acoustics, Adjustments, Admin, Advertising,  Aerials, Aeroplanes, Affairs, Affection, Agendas, Agriculture, Agricultural-Machinery, Alarms, Alternatives, Amplifiers, Amps, Amusements, Animal pens, Animals, Announcements, Answers, Anybody, Apparatus, Apostrophes, Appliances, Appointments, Apps, Arrangements, Architraves, Arena, Arguments, Assets, Assignments, Attractions, Auctions, Audio, Auditions, Avenues, Awards,  Awkward, Awnings, Backup, Banners,  Bar, Barriers, Bars, Beds, Bells, Beverages, Big, Bikes, Billboards, Bins, Bits, Blinds, Boats, Boiler, Boilers, Bollards, Bookings, Bottles, Bouncy, Bicycles, Bikes, Blips, Blunders, Bodyguards, Books, Boomerangs, Boundaries, Bows, Boxes, Brackets, Brading, Breakfast, Breakages, Breakdowns, Breeds, Broken, Budgets, Bugs, Bunting, Burgers, Buses, Business, Cables, Cameras, Camping, Caravans, Carer, Carpets, Carriages, Car Parking, Cars, Cast, Categories, Catering, Cattle, Central, Chainsaws, Chairs, Challenges, Charity, Children, Chimneys, Choreography, Circles, Circuits, Classes, Clearing-Up, Clocks, Clothes, Clues, Cock up, Cocktails, Codes, Coffee, Commentaries, Committees, Commitments, Communications, Compassion, Competitions, Competitors, Complaints, Complications, Complimentary, Components, Computers, Concessions, Conditions, Cones, Conflicts, Connections, Contenders, Contentment, Contingency, Cookers, Conferences, Contracts, Correct, Corrupt, Costumes, Countryside, County, Courses, Cows, Cracks, Crafts, Crew, Criteria, Critical, Crossings, Crowds, Cryptic, Cuppas, Cups, Curbs, Current, Curtains, Damage, Dancing, Data, Dates, Day, Days, Deadlines, Deals, Decking, Decor, Decorations, Defects, Deformities, Delicate, Deliveries, Demos, Dentures, Designs, Details, Difficult, Digs, Dilemmas, Dinners, Directions, Discombobulation, Displays, Discos, Discrepancies, Disputes, Diversions, Divots, Doctors, Documentation, Dodgems, Dodgy, Domestic, Donkey, Doors, Dorset's, Drain, Drainage, Drains, Drinks, Drips, Drones, Different, Dung, Dye, Dynamics, Editing, Eggs, Electricals, Electricity, Electrics, Electronics, Emergencies, Enclosures, Engines, Enjoyment, Entertainment, Entries, Equine, Equestrian, Equipment, Errors, Escalators, Essentials, Euphony, Events, Exhibitors, Exhibits, Exhibitions, Extinguishers, Facilities, Failings, Fairground, Fair rides,  Falconry, Families, Fans, Faults, Feeds, Feelings, Fees, Fellowship, Fencing, Fences, Fiddly,  Files, Filming, Final, Finances, Fireplaces, Fireworks, Fitments, Fittings,  Fixers, Fixtures, Flags, Fliers, Flights, Floodlights,  Flowers, Fodder, Food, Footings, Forklifts, Framework, Friendship, Fun, Furniture, Future, Gadgets, Gags, Games, Gates, Gazebos, Gear, Generators, Gigs, Gizmos, Gladness, Glee, Glitches, Glasses, Goals, Gossip, Grammar, Grants, Graphics, Grass, Gremlins, Ground, Gubbins, Guitars, Gutters, Guy lines, Hair, Halters, Handicaps, Hangovers, Happiness, Hardware, Harmonies, Harnesses, Harvester, Hay bales, Heartache, Hearts, Heating, Heavy, Helicopters, Hiccups, Hinges, Hiring, Holes, Holidays, Horoscopes, Horseboxes, Horseshoes, Horticulture, Hospitality, Hotels, Houses, Hurdles, Hydraulic, Industry, Important, Impossible, Individual, Instruments, Insurance, Interiors, Internet, Interview, Invites, iPads, Issues, Itineraries, Itinerary, Jackpot, Jewellery, Jobs, Joints, Jollies, Joy, Judging, Jump, Jumps, Kit, Labels, Laptops, Large, Laundry, Lawnmower, Layout,  Lazers, Leaks, Legal, Leisure, Levels, Licenses, Lifts, Lighting, Lights, Links, Little, Litigation, Live, Livestock, Local, Locations, Locks, Logistics, Loopholes, Loos, Loose, Lorries, Loudspeakers, Lovely, Lunches, Lyrics, Machinery, Machines, Madness, Magic, Main, Maintenance, Major, Make-up, Mannequins, Manpower, Maps, Market, Marketing, Marquees, Marshalls, Matches, Matchsticks, Me, Meals, Measures, Mechanisms, Media, Medication, Meetings, Melodies, Members, Membership, Menus, Merchandise, Merriment, Meters, Microphones, Mics, Milking, Minibuses, Minor, Mishap, Mirth, Mistakes, Mixing, Mobility, Moments, Motorbikes, Motorhomes, Motors, Moves, Mowers, Music, Names, Necessary, Negatives, Nets, Newsletters, Niggles, Notices, Numbers, Nuts, Oast-Houses, Obstacles, Odds, Officials, Old, Order, Organics, Other,  Outfts, Outings, Overhead,  Outstanding, Ovens, Oxers, P.A, Paperwork, Paraphernalia, Parking, Parties, Parts, Passes, Passwords, Pastimes, Pathways, Pavements, Pavilions, Paving, Pay, Pens, People, Perches, Performance, Permits, Phones, Photocopiers, Photos, Pianos, Pictures, Pipes, Pitches, Pixels, Planning, Plots, Ploughs, Plugs, Plumbing, Policies, Portaloos, Positions, Posters, Potholes, Pots, Power, Presentations, Prices, Problems, Promotions, Pieces, Pianos, Planes, Plans, Playlists, Pleasure, Poles, Postage, Posts, Power, Presents, Press, Printers, Prizes, Problems, Procedures, Productions, Products, Programmes, Projects, Props, Prosthetics, 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Speakers, Specials, Specifications, Spelling, Spines, Sponsors, Staff, Staging, Stairs, Stain, Stakes, Stalls, Stamps, Stands,  Steam, Stewards, Stickers, Stuff, Streaming, Strings, Stocks, Stunts, Styles, Suppliers, Support, Surprises, Surveillance, Sympathy, Systems, Tables, Tack, Tackle,  Tail, Tanks, Tannoy, Taps, Tapes, Targets, Tattoos, Tea, Team, Tears, Technical, Technology, Tedious, Teething, Televisions, Temporary, Tents, Testing, Thatch, Things, Tickets, Tiles, Time, Times,  Timetables, Timings, Tiny, Toilets, Tools, Tournaments, Tours, Toys, Tracks, Tractors, Traders, Traditions, Traffic Lights, Traffic, Trailers, Training, Trains, Transactions, Transistors, Transport, Travel, Trials, Triathlon, Trimmings, Trips, Trivial, Trophies, Troubles, Troublesome, Troughs, Trucks, Tubs, Tubulars, Tunes, Turbines, Turbo, Turntables, Tweets, Typewriters, Tyres, Underlay, Underwear, Unexpected, Unforeseen, Uniforms, Urgent, Vans, Various, Vehicles, Ventilation, Venues, Veterinary, Videos, Viewings, Virus, Visitors, Visuals, Voiceovers, Volunteers, Votes, Wages, Water-pipe, Weddings, Whatchamacallits, Walks, Warmth, Water, Waxworks, Weather, Web-Cams, Websites, Wheelchairs, Wheels, Whitewashing, Widgets, Wi-fi, Wild, Windows, Wigs, Wiring, Wonky, Words, Workouts, Wrong, Zones


Remember - it's a ONE WORD answer!

  • Lines open as soon as we announce on air it's time to call, usually between 8:10 and 8:15am, and 5:10 and 5:15pm on weekdays, and approximately 9:10am on Saturday and Sunday
  • Entries can only be taken by phone at the specified times
  • Clues are given at our descretion and may be announced at any time


Well done to our recent winners:

  • Pat Creech from Weymouth won £885 by identifying that John Legend said 'MARKETING'
  • Rose Warren in Weymouth picked up £190 for getting 'I don't like HOT'
  • Wayne Ryall from Rodden correctly guessed 'There's a CHEF over there' to win £215
  • Steve Brocklehurst listening in Crewkerne won £135 for guessing that Bob Geldof said 'LAME'
  • Emily Morgan from Thomas Hardye School won £410 by guessing singer Jack Garrett said 'CHICAGO'
  • Ryan Bates from Weymouth guessed that Meghan Trainor said "SASSY" to claim £130
  • Gary Jones from Weymouth won £130 for guessing that Dr Hilary Jones said 'HIBERNATE'
  • Jack Dunne from Upwey won £220 - he knew that Tony Mortimer from East 17 said 'FLUFFY'
  • Chris Bradshaw won £305 for guessing that Gary Barlow used the word 'PALATTE'
  • Jacki Brown from Bridport guessed Rod Stewart said 'LAYOUTS' and won £90
  • Marian Napper from Broadmayne won £220 for guessing Simon Le Bon said 'DEADLINE'
  • Helen Toft in Weymouth correctly guessed that Kate Aidie said 'CRAWLING' and won a huge £660.