Thursday, July 28, 2011

Gotta Roll With the Punches

Today's vocabulary lesson...

zugzwang \TSOOK-tsvahng\ noun: 
A situation in which a player is limited to moves that have a damaging effect.

Used in a sentence: 
No matter where she is crawling (the mere fact that she just exists), the baby is perpetually in prime zugzwang while in the presence of her toddler brother.

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In her brother's defense, he was trying real hard to share his train tracks. He pushed those suckers a little too energetically into her face. Now's the time to toughen up more, Indy girl.