Weatherwax commented on the list lost-for-word
Hm--impinguate might be the one. I do think it ended in -ate. It was a family joke; someone would push back from the table and say, "let us absquatulate before we . . ."Yep. We were not that funny.
September 17, 2010
No . . . I think it was a preposterous latinate kind of thing.
I once knew a twenty-dollar word meaning "to gain weight" or "to become fat." It wasn't "saginate." Any help would be appreciated . . . it's been driving me crazy for years.
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