Arsy-Varsy – Wildest Word of the Day

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Arsy-varsy – head over heels, topsy-turvy, backside forward

I shouted, “Don’t jump on the bed!” But my four-year-old didn’t listen. He jumped up and down twice and then went arsy-varsy off the bed and onto the floor.

Also used in Isaac Asimov’s The Robots of Dawn.

Source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arsy-varsy

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