a scup; scupping

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Nov 20 02:06:44 UTC 2013

At 11/19/2013 06:14 PM, W Brewer wrote:
>Wikipedia s.v. <Swing boat>.  Ancestor to the Pirate Ship ride.

This seems closest to the "scup boat" swing of anything I've seen or
imagined.  Especially as the "scup" could be said to resemble a boat,
and seats two "occupants" who conceivably could compete in trying to
overbalance their opponent.


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