Word of the Week: Discombobulate


Discombobulate (v): To throw into a state of confusion. Another of those delightful 19th century American words from a time when a new nation created fanciful new variations on Old World English. The energy and heft in the syllables suggests an almost physical tossing of the unfortunate subject into a tangible state of confusion. It’s not nice to do any of these other things, either…especially to bears.

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