With a bang, a touch of champagne and a cheer


Launch. It’s a good word. You can extend the ‘au’, stretch out the vowels for as long as you have breath for it, if you want. Laaaaauuuunch. It means to set in motion forcefully, according to the OED. It’s what we do to ships, sending them down the slipway with a bottle of champagne; what … Continue reading With a bang, a touch of champagne and a cheer