Susie Dent, lexicographer and etymologist par excellence, comes up with many gems on twitter, pointing a finger to happenings in our times of conflict but without judgement. Below is a reminder of the UK parliament”s new-found ways of governing which many find hard to swallow, and the revolts, the turmoil filling many of the USA’s cities.
Some noises of protest from the past:
Fremescence: a growing murmur of dissatisfaction.
Conclamation: a united roar of disapproval.
Exsibilation: hissing a poor performer off the stage.
More of Susie’s bons mots coming up in further blogs.