1/10/14

Priggish


PRIGGISH

<Prig-esh>


Smug; vain; stuffy;

Annoying someone with petty rules. 

Your rule is priggish and it will waste time because it is complicated.



PRIG- G - ISH

Prig
(Reminds)
Pig
Ish
(Reminds)
To be

We are piggish when we annoy with rules.

PIG ISH




Question: You are a sailboat captain. You yell, "Put up the sails and scuttle ahead!"  How fast do you go?



(c) 2013 E.S. Carruthers



Answer: You don't. You sink your boat. Scuttle means to sink a ship on purpose.

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