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WOTW: Corybantic

Friday 22 May 2015
Words Ailis Mara

In ‘Word of The Week’ we team up with an illustrator to eloquently sum up the past seven days in Britain…

Corybantic

adjective //

1. Wild; frenzied //

2. Madly agitated; inflamed like the corybants //

“It’s as though nobody saw a Tory victory coming. The embarrassingly short-lived, mass e-hysteria sparked from David Cameron wrapping his tiny, soft hands around the waist of Britain for at least another 5 years quickly spilled over the sides of social media and out onto the streets. For a few days pockets of corybantic unrest erupted across the country demanding that.. well, no one really knew did they?”