Marc Velasco marcjvelasco at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 20 01:03:28 UTC 2008

> I thought it was cumberbund, but how many times does this word come
> up? I probably heard it seven times just before high school
> graduation, and then probably once or twice since. I don't know if the
> people around me said "cumberbund," but regardless, for a new word you
> don't see in print, "cumber" is a more obvious choice because of
> "encumber" and perhaps others. BB

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