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  • To skintle is “to set bricks in an irregular fashion so that they are out of alignment with the face by ¼ inch or more”. (skintling; skintled)

    December 25, 2007

  • Umm, why would one wish to skintle? I mean, is it born of a style, a historical context, a technique, a limitation of materials or a desire to promote cute li'l verbs?

    December 25, 2007

  • To win at Jenga. New Scientist, for the record, describes skintling as "angling all your blocks so that their diagonals are perpendicular to the edge of the table".

    December 26, 2007