In Cheesie Mack Is Not a Genius or Anything, I described our fifth-grade graduation party (which was entirely fun, except for Goon’s massive interference…). One of the things I wrote was:
I took a huge running start, then scoogled (this is my made-up word . . . it is a combination of scoot and wiggle) on the Slip ’N Slide and skivolvunged butt-first into the dirt, which was actually mud.
And then I asked:
Can you guess what “skivolvunged” is a three-way combo of?
Here’s the answer:
SKId + reVOLVe + lUNGED
If you have a different answer, I would love to know it. Please comment below.
Does the small “l” in “lunged” look like a number 1 to you? It does on my computer.
IMO, that is a big mistake in typography (my mom says that’s what the look of letters and numbers on a page or screen is called). I’m going to type them together so you can see how similar they are: