Heck, in 1992, Ross Perot launched a third party and helped cost Bush 41 a second term, despite being as nutty as squirrel poo.
But mostly, Gabe lolls around his home in Columbia, S.C., occasionally rousing himself to chase a squirrel.
Coy readers should heed the lesson learned by the young woman in “The squirrel.”
early 14c., from Anglo-French esquirel, Old French escurel (Modern French écureuil), from Vulgar Latin *scuriolus, diminutive of *scurius "squirrel," variant of Latin sciurus, from Greek skiouros "a squirrel," literally "shadow-tailed," from skia "shadow" (see shine (v.)) + oura "tail." Perhaps the original notion is "that which makes a shade with its tail." The Old English word was acweorna, which survived into Middle English as aquerne.
"to hoard up, store away" (as a squirrel does nuts), 1939, from squirrel (n.). Related: Squirreled; squirreling.
To distort the face; squint: The eyes are squinched with innocence and glint (1840+)