"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Monday, 22 June 2009


To suss out something is to work out its meaning; to figure out. As in - "I've got it sussed now - this nut goes onto that bolt..." or "It didn't take me long to suss out that all he was after was my money."

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