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she commented on the word whelve
v., to turn something over and bury something beneath it; to bury something (To whelve over is to overwhelm.)
July 9, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word whelve
This gives good mouthfeel, esp. if you overpronounce the "wh." :)
bilby commented on the word whelve
No it doesn't. Sounds like a punchdrunk boxer explaining how he had every tooth in his head knocked out in round 12.
reesetee commented on the word whelve
But for a bear, it might sound different. ;-)
July 10, 2008
madmouth commented on the word whelve
I submit whelvety as a confusing portmanteau
April 15, 2009
oroboros commented on the word whelve
To cover with an inverted bowl (via futilitycloset.com). "It's time for your haircut, kid. Prepare to get whelved." :o)
May 13, 2010
dontcry commented on the word whelve
Before plastic wrap and tin foil (and God knows, before fancy plastic containers made just for left-overs) my Grandmother would whelve a bowl over a plate of left-overs to keep them fresh in the fridge. Sometimes, so do I.
May 14, 2010
Same here. :-)
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