Syracuse’s home win over the Hoyas earlier today inspired thoughts of a
verb to add to the belt:
The Orange clowned No. 8 Georgetown, 77-70, in front of a
fans at the Carrier Dome.
Clown as verb: to subject to ridicule, to cause another to appear silly, etc.
Unlike evidence and discourse (as verbs), it is improbable that I will ever sneak clown or
clowned into the academic prose.
Nevertheless, in celebration of the upset, go on, add it to your belt of