language change and slang

New BuzzWord: Murraymania


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Move over Henmania, here comes Murraymania!

Yes, it’s that time of year again: the Wimbledon championships have started. Images conjured up are immaculate grass courts, strawberries & cream, rain delay (fortunately Centre Court now has a retractable roof). The competition isn’t complete without pressure, from practically the whole nation, on the best British male player to win the tournament and lift that trophy …

Other Wimbledon related BuzzWords of recent years include Murray Mound, Hawk-Eye, Timbledon, and WOW.

And if you’ve ever wondered what Roger Federer gets up to during rain delay here is your chance to find out.

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