Welcome to the little column that messes about with phrases.
Our assignment Oct. 25 was to suppose up a definition for the made-up phrase “persifluge.”
From readers Cathy Slater, Karen Carter, Michael Jones, Coreen Frasier and Nathania Sawyer come these multifarious choices:
◼️ Contents of a mom’s purse.
◼️ Looking info earlier than sharing a meme: “By first persifluging per Ms. Looper’s reality checking strategies, one would possibly thwart the pontificating persiflage of sharing slanted social media posts.”
◼️ Drowning whereas wanting up throughout a deluge: “It began raining so laborious he took his hat off whereas combating the fish on his line and ended up drowning in a persifluge.”
◼️ Catching the flu time and again, even after having the flu shot.
◼️ A deluge of private info instructed to individuals who do not actually care.
What is going to persifluge imply? Let’s vote! E mail your choice to email@example.com OR click on right here to entry a no-frills on-line poll: arkansasonline.com/1101wordpoll
We’ll report outcomes on this area Nov. 8.