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chained_bear commented on the word squimble-squamble
OED: "obs. var. SKIMBLE-SKAMBLE adv.
1611 COTGR., Griffe graffe, by hooke or by crooke, squimble squamble, scamblingly, catch that catch may. 1694 MOTTEUX Rabelais V. xiv. 64 They all began to bestir their Claws, like a parcel of Fiddlers running a Division; and then fell to't, squimble squamble, catch that catch can."
August 27, 2008
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