Monday, December 21, 2015

Word of the day: plonk

The word of the day is plonk:

noun Chiefly British.

  1. inferior or cheap wine.

"Unlike Western cities, Tiwanaku had no markets—no bazaars full of shouting, bargaining, conniving entrepreneurs; no street displays of produce, pottery, and plonk; no jugglers and mines trying to attract crowds; no pickpockets."

 - Charles Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

No comments: