Words Used in This Issue

gerontocracy – government by old farts

szopelka – a Russian oboe played with a brass mouthpiece between shots of vodka

adit – 1.) a mine entrance; generally, a drainage or irrigation tunnel. 2.) a favorite sleeping place for bears and lions.

hoggerel – vulgar songs or poetry

intactible – imperceptible to the touch, especially when it comes to bad relief pitching or lunge putting

tittup – lively or restless behavior; to move around in such a manner as to create sexual attention. Perky.

hondo – a broad, deep gully or dry ditch