Fun & Fancy Words:
As Mary Poppins taught us,
words can be fun!
emember supercalifragilisticexpialidocious? Don’t forget about King Lear’s flibbertigibbet. Needless to say, there’s also the magical incantation abracadabra. And here’s another wacky one.
It means to be hoodwinked, flimflammed, hornswoggled — all fun & fancy words that mean to be tricked, deceived in underhanded ways. Like the way Tom Sawyer bamboozled his friends into whitewashing that fence for him, so he could play all day.
It may be a Fun & Fancy Word, but being bamboozled can be very serious. Discover why this locution is more important than ever.
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