Like Sheona, I need help with vocabulary.
Tennis fans yesterday witnessed our hybrid Brit hero(ine), Johanna Konta, beaten comprehensively by the elegant Murican Venus Williams. I wanted to say she gave Jo a ‘master-class’, but our other hero, Andy, would have disapproved on feminist grounds. So what is the right word?
6 thoughts on “Le mot juste”
How can anyone possibly be British with a name like that?
Are you being corroded by sexist drizzle, eh, no, drivel?
The therapy advised is carry earplugs a large umbrella and grow eggplants!
CO: Born in Sydney to Hungarian parents, moved to the UK at 14 and became a naturalised British citizen in 2012.
Hence ‘Hybrit’? 🙂
Certainly the word “mistress-class” could cause giggles and raised eyebrows.
Gottit! It’s a Muguruza!
A good thumping would do.