One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘It's a drinking song, It's a polka, it's girls in big twirly dresses and they're giving it everything they've got.’
- ‘In 2000 they installed a couple of tall twirly staircases and a giant spider, sculpted out of steel by Louise Bourgeois.’
- ‘But I suppose it was too much to expect for him to have a black, twirly moustache and for her to cackle mysteriously from beneath an impenetrable black shroud.’
- ‘She always does that hair twirly thing when she's anxious, especially during important tests.’
- ‘She scrunched up her face in reply and then handed me a glass of multi-coloured liquid that was adorned with little paper umbrellas and a twirly straw.’
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