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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…


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?”