Sunday, February 8, 2009

Sasquatch

Definition: (from dictionary.com)
-noun
1. Big Foot (a very large, hairy, humanoid creature reputed to inhabit wilderness areas of the U.S. and Canada, especially the Pacific Northwest)

Examples:
"If you get any taller you'll look like a sasquatch."
"When I went camping last year a sasquatch knocked my tent over."

Origin: (from etymonline.com)
"1929, from Halkomelem (Salishan), a native language of the Pacific Northwest, sæsq'ec, one of a race of huge, hairy man-monsters supposed to inhabit the Pacific northwest woods in American Indian lore and also known as bigfoot."

Awkwardness rating: 5

It was the sasquatch who did it, Mom, I swear! (upstatebouldering.blogspot.com)

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