We’re researching for this blog posting. We began with Wikipedia, click here.
The Wikipedia article begins with the etymology of the word. We like to read etymologies.
One thing that caught our eye was the part about the major impact staycations are having on the UK tourism industry. There’s been a 38% increase in sales of static caravans.
“Static caravans”? We thought caravans were dull. Is static, even duller?
What about this piece from the BBC?
Learning English – 6 Minute English – Staycations
Last updated at 15:17 BST, Monday, 18 May 2009 Staycations A couple enjoying a British ‘staycation’ Would you like to save money on your summer holiday this year?
For more on staycations, and those who are bored with holidays, check today’s Gardian :