CROOKED LETTER, CROOKED LETTER by Tom Franklin
mumblety-peg - The boys would their rifles, play mumblety-peg with Larry's knife, play chase, war, cowboys and Indians, climb trees. (p. 73)
mumblety-peg: a children's game played with a pocketknife, the object being to cause the blade to stick in the ground or a wooden surface by flipping the knife in a number of prescribed ways or from a number of prescribed positions.
What new words did you discover this week?