MARCH: The Word of the Month March 2017

Every month, we take a look at a word in the headlines, in English, for your English. See more at The Word of the Month.

Definition

March (noun): The month preceding April. 
Also: A military-style walk.
Also also: Music to accompany military-style walks.
Also also also: a protest, often against military-style walks.

Ex: I’m marching against March (I’m more of an April person).

March in the News

In an unexpected turn of events, March followed the month of February. Scientists predict it could well be followed by April.

The world is still in shock.

Marches in the News

8/3 International Women’s day: March for women’s rights. It hasn’t been a good month year decade century millennium for them.

17/3 St. Patrick’s Day: Irish march against sobriety. Usually ends in a crawl.

24/3 March for Europe (in Rome). The EU turns 60. Happy birthday Europe! Your present? Britain leaves in 2 years.

Marching Orders

Women, Irish, Europeans, gingers, swingers, greens, queens, refugees, beavers, divas, albinos, Albanians, salamanders and pigeons:

MARCH with us! In April too, it’s springtime! (Bring beers.)

Take a look through our Word of the Month archives, or improve your English with gymglish.com and richmorning.com.

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