Later that night, when E was getting ready for bed, I complimented him on his hard work.
Me : Won't Dad be surprised by the amount of work you got done, emptying the
compost bins is quite a big job, but you were a really big help.
E: Surprised? He won't be surprised, he'll be stoundified!
Me: (confused look) Stoundified?
E: Yes, stoundified.
Me: Excellent word, is that a cross between astounded and stupified?
E: Oh, astounded, that is what I meant.
Me : I like stoundified better. I'm going to write it down. :-)
When I told S later he decided that he liked stoundified better too. I can see that becoming our new family word. How cool it would be to be stoundified on a regular basis.
And looky here! You know it is a good day when you get to get your knees dirty.