The obscure word of the week is pasquinade

This week’s obscure English word is pasquinade.

It’s a style of satire usually delivered in a public place. The word originated in the sixteenth century.

Your challenge: go into a public place and deliver a pasquinade. Go on – I double-dog dare ya!

Copyright © Matthew Wright 2019

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One thought on “The obscure word of the week is pasquinade

  1. I’ve been tempted to launch into a pasquinade at times (without knowing the term), but have refrained, wishing to avoid a trip to the hospital for a psychiatric assessment.

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