"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, 4 October 2010


A fizgig is an obsolete term for a flighty or frivolous girl. It also meant a spinning top or a firework.

1 comment:

  1. That would fit in with what I seem to remember about very attractive girls being called "firecracker".