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Jun 9, 2022This week’s theme
British streets that became words
This week’s words
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Fashionable or stylish.
After Carnaby Street in the West End of London, which became known in the 1960s for fashionable clothing stores. Earliest documented use: 1964.
“We arrived ten minutes late and found her knocking her knees, shivering in the cold breeze whipping off the ocean, looking like a waif in her Carnaby dress, Twiggy lashes, and boyish haircut.”
Rayda Jacob; The Middle Children; Second Story Press; 1994.
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