Friday, 14th February 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Berth, n.

Pronunciation: /bɜːθ/
Etymology: A nautical term of uncertain origin.

What you give a wide one of to fellow pedestrians when you’re enjoying an embarrassing song loudly on your headphones and fear sound leakage, e.g. “Delilah”, “Turning Japanese”, “Come On Eileen”.

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