amaah + lamppost   2

Memo: To the Prince and Princess of Wales
Wow. Lampposting even reached Eton. "is an ancient initiation rite which used to involve suspending the unfortunate new boy, at night, by his braces from a lamp-post. Its modern, more degenerate form consists of upending a traditional cupboard bed, comple
lamppost  ritual  hazing  induction  youth  groups  communities  culture  absurd  tradition  modernity  England  boarding  school 
july 2007 by amaah
lamppost: verb. To lamppost someone is to sneak up in the middle of the night to the foot of their bed (typically along with willing co-conspirators), grip its frame and lift the bed up in a swift motion until it is fully vertical.
language  memory  neologism  tradition  behaviour  ritual  England  absurd  communities  lamppost  ObserversAreWorried  toli 
march 2007 by amaah

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