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Where did Boris Johnson’s ‘gloomsters’ come from? | The Spectator

Where did Boris Johnson’s ‘gloomsters’ come from? | The Spectator

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When Boris Johnson hit out at ‘the doomsters and the gloomsters’, I was willing to believe that the word gloomster existed. Well, it does now. English abounds in elements like the suffix ster by which new words may be generated. We know without thinking about it that words ending in ster are slightly …

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