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Author Topic: Mad Scientist Baby Invention  (Read 216 times)
Lepidoptera
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« on: March 20, 2021, 11:06:35 pm »

When I saw this I did a web search with a bunch of different keywords and could find nothing on this. I guess the seller has correctly analyzed the purpose of this device.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/643263863019505/?ref=search&referral_code=marketplace_search&referral_story_type=post&tracking=browse_serp%3A1088c214-db1c-4865-bb96-883a67d85b2c
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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2021, 02:21:20 am »

The loop that keeps playing in my mind is the baby being energetically catapulted though the aether whenever the crib is pressed down.
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« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2021, 05:24:06 am »

Wait - that thing's within throwing driving distance of the Institute...
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« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2021, 11:04:00 pm »

But where does one fit on the tub of bathwater?  Roll Eyes

Yours,
Miranda.
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« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2021, 12:47:22 am »

When I saw this I did a web search with a bunch of different keywords and could find nothing on this. I guess the seller has correctly analyzed the purpose of this device.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/643263863019505/?ref=search&referral_code=marketplace_search&referral_story_type=post&tracking=browse_serp%3A1088c214-db1c-4865-bb96-883a67d85b2c
I have a complete OED (the 20 volume one) which is extremely useful when confronted with archaic or obsolete words.
So, for "yeet" this is what I found: yeet, yete, yet .....from the 14th through 19th C.  these terms were used in discussing iron foundry and things that have iron components.
It's a bit of a stretch but I'm guessing that the "yeet" in the description has to do with the iron spring/strap, which you won't find on your garden variety, Victorian, non-catapulting baby crib.
 

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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2021, 12:48:41 am »

But where does one fit on the tub of bathwater?  Roll Eyes

Yours,
Miranda.

HAHA.... very good, Miranda!
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« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2021, 06:05:07 pm »



 Obviously invented by an older sibling ...
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