Feeling forswunk or foreswunk?

"To be forswunk is to be exhausted from overwork ... foreswunk ... is to be tired before you even begin."

By Richard Fraser, Editor

Lexicographer, etymologist and broadcaster Susie Dent tweets definitions of interesting words. Today she tweeted:

"To be forswunk is to be exhausted from overwork. (To be foreswunk, on the otherhand, is to be tired before you even begin.)"

Many teachers, headteachers, support staff and early years professionals feel 'forswunk' and/or 'foreswunk', and they now have words to describe how they feel!

Tag: Workload  

 

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