Teachers and headteachers: feeling forswunk or foreswunk?

27 Oct

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 and headteachers feel ‘forswunk’ and/or ‘foreswunk’, and they now have words to describe how they feel!

Tag: Workload

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