[ADS-L] "Destination wedding"

AAllan at AOL.COM AAllan at AOL.COM
Sat Jun 17 16:11:03 UTC 2006

> Yesterday I learned a new term:  "destination wedding"--
> which could be defined (roughly) as 'wedding that's
> scheduled at a site distant from the residence of the bride,
> the bridegroom, and their families'.
"Destination" can be used as attributive with other nouns designating places 
or activities you'd go out of the way for . . . in particular, "destination 
restaurant." I suppose there could be a "destination dry cleaner" if it did such 
a superior job that it was worth a road trip.
- Allan Metcalf

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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