One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
party, social gathering, gathering, social occasion, social event, social function, function, get-together, celebration, reunion, festivity, jamboree, reception, at-home, soirée, social
dance, ball, ceilidh, frolic, carousal, carouse
North American fete, hoedown, shower, bake, cookout, levee
NZ Australian corroboree
West Indian bashment
bash, shindig, shindy, rave, blowout, beer-up, disco, do, shebang, bop, hop, whoopee, after-party
thrash, knees-up, beanfeast, beano, bunfight, jolly, lig
Irish hooley, crack
North American blast, wingding, kegger
NZ Australian shivoo, rage, ding, jollo, rort
South African jol
dated squash, squeeze, ding-dong
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