Time once again for us to announce The Local’s Word of the Week for last week, March 19-23 (week 12).
Readers had to search extra hard as last week’s word didn’t appear as often as previous words of the week.
Ironically, this rather sparse showing for last week’s word is more or less in direct contrast with its meaning.
So what was the Word of the Week?
According to Merriam Webster‘s online dictionary, bevy is defined as:
1) a large group or collection
2) a group of animals and especially quail
Equivalent Swedish words include “skock” and “flock”, according to Tyda.se.
As it turned out, however, there wasn’t really a bevy of articles featuring last week’s Word of the Week, which appeared in the following stories:
Keep an eye out this week for more out-of-the ordinary words which might qualify as the Word of the Week.