Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Oddball Word of the Day

shandy (SHAN-dee) n. a drink of mixed beer and lemonade (sounds a little yucky)

(from the guide to MMMW edited by Laurence Urdang)

2 comments:

Joanne said...

The word "lemonade" as used in Australia is a drink akin to 7 Up. A shandy, especially one made with light beer, is a very refreshing drink.

FugueStateKnits said...

Actually, it's not really all that bad - if you only have one and it's really really cold, LOL!
I'm tagging you for random stuff. Details are on the posting for today on my blog.
Sorry if this annoys you - not my intent!
Take care,
Joan G in Ellicott City, "Merlin"