15 September 2012

What's for Scupper?

scup·per    [skuhp-er] 

verb (used with object) British 

1. Military - to overwhelm; surprise and destroy, disable, or massacre.
2. Informal - to prevent from happening or succeeding; ruin; wreck.

** See also the Morgan house 5 minutes after the kids wake up...or 17 seconds after we arrive to any given event **


  1. Thanks for the vocabulary lesson, Nolita. I prefer a house that looks "lived in" over one with plastic covered furniture. Your home sounds happily, lovingly lived in!

    1. Oh, our house is definitely lived in and I prefer it also. I'm part of an online discussion group and a British woman has been using these words and I love new words so I thought I'd share.


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