Word of the Week Wednesday: spruik


This Wednesday’s Word of the Week is: spruik.

Spruik (pronounced sprook) is Australian slang meaning to make or give a speech, especially extensively or elaborately; to orate.

This is a perfect word for a Toastmaster: it’s descriptive. It’s unusual. And it’s fun.

I think I might need to have it as a word of the day at one of our meetings.

 

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About Dan Kingsepp, ACS, ALS
I'm starting this blog to share my thought on the use of the English language and my experiences as a Toastmaster.

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