Superior Person’s Tuesday: Deterration

Deterration, interrogation, what's the difference? They both get to what's underneath somehow.

Deterration n. Not the act of deterring, but the discovery of an underlying object by the removal of earth around it. From the Latin de and terra.

“Young man, you will proceed immediately to the bathroom. The time has come from the deterration of your feet.”

Under that mermaid body is Joey. We guess the Friends will have to perform a deterration.
Somewhere under that mermaid body is Joey. We guess the Friends will have to perform a deterration.


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