Word of the Day

The Canadian Word of the Day is a collection of unique words, hand selected by Katherine Barber, that are either only found in Canada or have a usage in Canada not found anywhere else. Example: did you know that the term “collector lanes” is used only in Canada?

For Friday, January 27, 2006



  • a break for a hot drink (esp. tea) and snacks, esp. while on a hike, journey, etc. 

Example from The Globe

The word mug-up has not appeared in any Globe and Mail articles in the past year.